Women / Persons ~ P23718

Maria Becraft

Alternate Names:
  • Anne Marie Becraft
  • Sister Maria Becraft
Gender: Female
Life Dates: 1805 - 1833
  • African American
  • American (US)
  • Educational founder, schoolmistress
  • Reformer, education
  • Reformer, religious
  • Teacher
Note: Pioneered Colored Catholics of America, Taught for the Oblate Sisters of Providence, the oldest Catholic sisterhood in the Americas established by african american women. In 2017, Georgetown University named Anne Marie Becraft Hall after her, replacing the original name of McSherry Hall.
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