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McIntire, Amelia (Amelia Augustine Landais) (1803-1896)



  • Existence: 1803-03-01 - 1896-11-06

Biographical Note

Catholic layperson. Amelia Augustine Landais McIntire, March 1, 1803, in South Carolina to U.S. Army Engineer Louis Landais and Mary Elizabeth (Peters) Landais. Landais spent her early childhood in Martinique before moving to Boston, Massachusetts following her father's death in 1820. She attended church at the cathedral on Franklin St., where she sang in the choir and taught Sunday school. In 1830 she married Ebenezer McIntire and moved from Boston to Cambridge. Landais helped organize a Sunday School in East Cambridge and was active in the Catholic Church throughout her life. Landais died on November 6, 1896.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Amelia Landais correspondence

 Collection — Shared_box 1393: Series I; Series II; Series I; Series II; Series III
Scope and Contents

Consists of correspondence between Landais and several Catholic priests in Boston. The major correspondent is John Cheverus, who served successively as Bishop of Boston, Montaubon and Bordeaux (France). The letters primarily discuss Landais and her family and friends.

Restrictions on access

Collection is open for research.

Dates: 1823 - 1830