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Ellen Louise Demorest
... Ellen Louise Demorest (née Curtis) (1825–1898) was a US fashion arbiter ... With her husband, William Jennings Demorest, she established a company to sell the patterns, which were adaptations of the latest French fashions, and a magazine to promote them (1860) ...
Demorest - People
... Ellen Louise Demorest (née Curtis) (1825-1898) — US fashion arbiter and milliner, wife of William Jennings Demorest Stephen Demorest — soap opera writer William Jennings Demorest (1822-1895 ...
William Jennings Demorest - Marriages
... In 1845, Demorest married Margaret Willamina Poole (1823–1857), daughter of Joseph and Jeannette Poole ... Street, they had two children (i) Vienna Willamina Demorest (1847-?) and Henry Clay Demorest (1850–1928) ... On April 15, 1858, Demorest married Ellen Louise Curtis (1825–1898) — a US fashion arbiter ...
Ellen Louise Demorest - Paper Patterns For Dresses
... embarking into pattern making, Ellen Louise Demorest had been a prosperous hat manufacturer ... Aided by her sister and husband, Ellen Demorest devised a mathematical system to print patterns in a variety of sizes ... In 1860 Madame Demorest's Mirror of Fashions, a pattern catalog, was introduced and by 1865 Demorest was so successful that she had thirty distribution agencies across ...
Ellen Louise Demorest - Family History
... Ellen Louise Demorest (née Curtis) was born November 18, 1825, at old Saratoga, otherwise known as Schuylerville, New York ... Ellen became the second wife of William Jennings Demorest, a widower, and a stepmother to the two children born to his first marriage (i) Vienna Willamina Demorest (1847–1913) — who ... Gano (1842–1895) and Henry Clay Demorest (1850–1928) ...

Famous quotes containing the word demorest:

    The barriers of conventionality have been raised so high, and so strangely cemented by long existence, that the only hope of overthrowing them exists in the union of numbers linked together by common opinion and effort ... the united watchword of thousands would strike at the foundation of the false system and annihilate it.
    —Mme. Ellen Louise Demorest 1824–1898, U.S. women’s magazine editor and woman’s club movement pioneer. Demorest’s Illustrated Monthly and Mirror of Fashions, p. 203 (January 1870)