SISTER MARY VINCENT SMYTHE
(Born Fanny Stuart Smythe)

CIVIL WAR NURSE

Medical Dept., U. S. Volunteers, Wheeling, W. Va.


"Song of the Hills, The Story of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Wheeling"
By Sister Rose Anita Kelly
Mount Saint Joseph Pub., 1962

     Sister Vincent Smythe (Fanny Stuart Smythe), daughter of Harold and Anne Smythe of Wytheville, Virginia, was received into the Wheeling Community on August 30, 1859. She served as mother general of the Congregation from 1881 to 1883. Her death occurred March 20, 1902.



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