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Hannah Noonan, who emigrated from Ireland in 1911, was later hired by a couple as a nursemaid for their one-year-old child.Who was the child?
The child was author Madeleine L'Engle, born Madeleine L'Engle Camp, author of "A Wrinkle in Time" and numerous other books for children and adults. Madeleine L'Engle died September 6, 2007 at the age of 88.
Madeleine L'Engle (or Madeleine Camp).Tricky, but still easy enough to renew my confidence in my mouse clicking skills. Thanks!
This seems to fit but was too easy to be right?The child would be Madeline Campsey. I'll keep looking however.Name: Hannah NoonanHome in 1920: Manhattan Assembly District 15, New York, New YorkAge: 37 years Est. birth year: abt 1883Birthplace: IrelandRelation to Head of House: Servant Marital Status: Single Year of Immigration: 1911 Household Name AgeCharles W Campsey 40 Madelaine B Campsey 38 Madeleine Campsey 1 2/12 Hannah Noonan 37
It was indeed Madeleine L'Engle, who died on Thursday. Her parents were living in Florida in 1910 with her maternal grandparents, Bion H. and Madeleine "Lina" (L'Engle) Barnett.
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