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Baughman, Mary Amelia (Minnie), 1847-1917


Biographical Note

Mary Amelia (Minnie) Baughman was born in March 1847 to George and Mary Jane Greer Baughman in Maryland. The family relocated to Salem, Virginia, in 1847, and later to Richmond, in 1856. Minnie appears to have never married. In 1900, she was living with her two widowed brothers, Charles and Greer. Minnie died in 1917 and is buried in the Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Virginia.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Baughman Family Papers

Identifier: Ms-2018-031

The Baughman Family Papers contain correspondence between members of the Baughman family of Richmond, Virginia, as well as with friends, written from 1837 to 1957 (bulk, 1837-1907). The second part of the collection is family papers from about 1859 to the 1940s. This includes military documents, estate papers, legal documents, Confederate society papers, poetry, and photographs.

Dates: 1837-1968, n.d.

Minnie A. Baughman Commonplace Book

Identifier: Ms-2018-038

The collection consists of a commonplace book owned by Minnie Baughman of Richmond, Virginia. Mary Amelia Baughman, known as "Minnie," was the daughter of George and Mary Jane Greer Baughman and sister of Confederate soldiers, George, Jr., Greer H., Charles C., and Emilius A. Baughman. The book dates from November 1864 to July 1865 and contains Minnie's algebra work, French vocabulary, grammar, and a large amount of poetry and Confederate patriotic songs.

Dates: 1864 - 1865