Ancestry.com. U.S., Biographical Cyclopedia of American Women [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 1997.Original data: Cameron, Mable Ward. Biographical Cyclopedia of American Women. Vol. I-II. New York, NY, USA: Halvord Publishing Co., 1924-1925.
Originally published in 1924, this encyclopedia furnishes a detailed look into the lives of thousands of important American women. Each entry contains a genealogy of the person and a list of accomplishments as well as important descendants. Birth dates and death dates are also often included.