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 {{ http://​bcplfusion.bcpl.org/​Repository/​julia_dinsmore.jpg?​140|Julia Dinsmore}} Julia was the middle of three daughters. The youngest sister, Susan, died in a drowning accident. The oldest, Isabella, married a first cousin, and moved to Minnesota. She died shortly after the birth of their second child. Isabella'​s husband sent the children to the [[farming|farm]] in Kentucky to be raised by their Aunt Julia. Several years later, Julia inherited the farm upon her father'​s death. {{ http://​bcplfusion.bcpl.org/​Repository/​julia_dinsmore.jpg?​140|Julia Dinsmore}} Julia was the middle of three daughters. The youngest sister, Susan, died in a drowning accident. The oldest, Isabella, married a first cousin, and moved to Minnesota. She died shortly after the birth of their second child. Isabella'​s husband sent the children to the [[farming|farm]] in Kentucky to be raised by their Aunt Julia. Several years later, Julia inherited the farm upon her father'​s death.
  
-Well-educated and from a cultured and prosperous family, "Miss Julia" (as she was known) traveled the world and was a published poet.  One of the county'​s most famous [[Women of Boone County|women]],​ she successfully managed the large farm, and raised her two neices ​on her own.  The daughter of one of the girls, Isabella Greenway -- no doubt inspired by her great-aunt'​s example -- became Arizona'​s first congresswoman.+Well-educated and from a cultured and prosperous family, "Miss Julia" (as she was known) traveled the world and was a published poet.  One of the county'​s most famous [[Women of Boone County|women]],​ she successfully managed the large farm, and raised her two nieces ​on her own.  The daughter of one of the girls, Isabella Greenway -- no doubt inspired by her great-aunt'​s example -- became Arizona'​s first congresswoman.
  
 Julia Dinsmore died April 19, 1926 at the age of 93.  She is buried in the family [[cemeteries|cemetery]] on the [[Dinsmore Homestead]]. Julia Dinsmore died April 19, 1926 at the age of 93.  She is buried in the family [[cemeteries|cemetery]] on the [[Dinsmore Homestead]].
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