Born: Feb­ru­a­ry 23, 1787, Ber­lin, Con­nec­t­icut.

Died: Ap­ril 15, 1870, Troy, New York.

Buried: Oak­wood Cem­e­tery, Troy, New York.

Daughter of a Un­i­tar­i­an min­is­ter, Will­ard joined the Epis­co­pal de­nom­in­a­tion. She is best known as a cham­pi­on of wo­men’s ed­u­ca­tion. Her works in­clude:


  1. Rocked in the Cradle of the Deep