Louise-Clarke Pyrnelle





Louise-Clarke Pyrnelle


Born
in Uniontown, AL, The United States
June 19, 1850

Died
August 26, 1907

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Louise Clarke Pyrnelle was born on the plantation of her father, a wealthy physician. Her early education was through tutors at home. After the end of the Civil War, Pyrnelle’s family lost the plantation and moved to Selma. She continued her education at schools in Montgomery. After her graduation, she became a governess in Browns. Pyrnelle studied elocution in New York and then traveled through New England giving performances reading dialect stories. In the late 1870s, Pyrnelle returned to Alabama and began working as a tutor. After her marriage in 1880, she and her husband moved around Alabama and Florida, teaching, tutoring, and working for the Episcopal Church. Her first book, Diddy, Dumps, and Tot, was published in 1882. In the late 18 ...more

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