May Cooper Stewart

(1864–1929) May was a lifelong resident of the Finger Lakes region. Little is known of her contributions to suffrage but she is mentioned in a publication by the Ontario County Historical Society. We do know that by the year 1900, May was a single parent raising two daughters. She taught in local schools and owned a home. It is easy to believe that she was a supporter of women's rights.

If you know more about May, you can help us tell her story. Please use our Add a Suffragist form to submit your information.

Woodlawn Cemetery

130 North Pearl Street, Canandaigua, NY 14424

Ontario County

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