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Susan nee Dabney Smedes (1840-1913) was an author, born in Raymond, Mississippi. She was the daughter of Thomas S. Dabney who was a rich planter. When she was twenty years of age, she married Lyell Smedes, but was left a widow about three months afterward. Smedes and her sisters originated and supported the Bishop Green training-school at Dry Grove, Mississippi. After her father's death in 1885, Smedes decided to write Memorials of a Southern Planter, a chronicle of his life. In 1887 she was appointed a teacher in the Government Indian School in Rosebud agency, Dakota territory.
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About the Author
Date of Birth:August 5, 1811
Date of Death:February 12, 1896