Anson County

Region: 
Piedmont

 

 

Learn more about the history of nursing in Anson County

Quick Facts about Anson County

  • 26,948 citizens (2010 U.S. Census)
  • 531.45 square miles; 50.7 people per sq mile
  • For more information, see the Anson County website

People and Biographies

Health Care Institutions

Schools of Nursing

  • Blueprints of the Anson Sanitorium School of Nursing found in the Special Collections at the Atkins Library at UNC-Charlotte
  • Information about the Anson Sanitorium/Elizabeth Finlay School of Nursing from Mary Medley's (2009) "A history of Anson County 1750 -1976"  pages 231-233.
  • Pictures of the old nurses' dorm at the Anson Sanitorium and School of Nursing and a plaque to Nurse Finlay, the director of the school.

More Resources

 
 
 

Dr. P. Allen Gray, Jr., RN, PhD, Captain, Nurse Corps, US Navy Reserve (retired) has been doing research on the ASTSN.  He has compiled a list of ASTSN graduates with links to further information about many of them.  To contact Dr. Gray with information or quesitons please email him at pagrayjr@bellsouth.net

Graduates of the Anson Sanatorium Training School for Nurses 1923-1943

Wadesboro, NC

SUPERINTENDENTFind-A-Grave Memorial
Elisabeth Finlay102737803
GRADUATE REGISTERED NURSES
Name (as student)Married NameGraduationLicensure DateNC RN LicenseFind-A-Grave MemorialUS Census
Jessie BallardBarker19235/23/1923488636155424 
Mamie H. GoodwinJohnson192312/23/1923502290740141 
Jennie McNeil JonesLyon1924  76532899 
Eula Williams 1924    
Leila SmithGray1925 743595519085 
Mary M. ThompsonWheless192510/20/19257449127632708 
Emma Rebecca CoppedgeThompson1925  1352244201920
Mattie Inez Smith 192610/13/19267834  
Mary Belle MooneyhanFurr192610/13/1926786062819150 
Sue White CarterBallard192710/19/19278162102735657 
Hattie BeckGore192810/31/19288512137309888 
Verna Mae ShanklePittman192810/31/1928852635548685 
Belma Maude Gaddy[Hildreth] O'Connor19284/23/19291005030267981 
Anne Maitland "Annie" LyonMeachum19284/23/19291005176541872 
Elizabeth GaddyTice1928  86821579 
Ollie Virginia MooreMcGovern1928  
1930
Virginia Reece TurnerMoore192910/14/192910240138336399 
Willie Bernice PopeGordon19294/17/19301051061985250 
Ila Estella HowieGuy1929  137324686 
Marie StatonReutiman193010/22/193010683137346757 
Ollie Mae PreslarRobertson19314/6/19311098561707308 
Elsie HancockRatliff193110/26/19311124643858459 
Evelyn ThomasTice193110/26/19311124887184519 
Thelma RogersDavis19314/4/19321140015958340 
Nannie Lou (Nancy Louise) Hancock 193110/19/19321151853419648 
Mary Cornelia HarrisBrooks193210/18/19321152051511103 
Emily TealTice1932 1161034648683 
Faye PreslarHancock1932  90169689 
Mary Lee ThomasonAnderson1932  102264177 
Marjory DeeseWhitley1932  49741332 
Rachel JohnsonWetzel193310/6/193311832308729931940
Margaret Alyne MarshOzmer193310/6/193311866130966567 
Rosa TealCanipe193310/6/19331197937914853 
Louise AustinCaligan19345/31/19341205295517669 
Stella HudsonWhitley19345/31/193412131128792364 
Mary Boyd JoyceDowdy19345/31/193412137136425469 
Fetna FincherJarrell193411/22/193412344513000561940
Edna Ruth StatonStrawn193411/22/19341244566216135 
Olive Elgivia MeeksCanady193512/19/19351281417509551 
Camilla Trexler Moore 193511/7/19361313635268867 
Eunice Faye TaylorBradshaw1935  103269385 
Margaret AdamsLowdermilk1935  132917013 
Lucy CaudleRoss1935  125007768 
Margaret Evelyn CagleDiack193711/5/193713481736688991940
Carolyn Teresa HaltiwangerBraun193711/5/19371354058311495 
Lucille J. MooreHartley193711/5/19371356676817285 
Ruby HudsonSorrell193811/4/193813996102736465 
Eula Bernice McLaurin 193811/4/19381403637681240 
Josephine LoweryBallard19385/26/19391426962934804 
Mary WatkinsBurns193911/10/19391442223409494 
Annie Lois TaylorPhillips19394/19/19401482361287905 
Myra Holly AustinReardon194011/7/194014926348442581940
Louise Morgan[Gilpin; Jackson] Richardson194011/7/1940150141714193291940
Edna Mayfield HarwardWatkins194011/7/194015036764312381940
Marjorie Louise ReynoldsGray194011/7/1940151511053614861940
Emma Lee BallardRayfield194110/30/1941154831250458741940
Grace BrooksShaver194110/30/194115509961409951940
Hellon Wade Gamble 194110/30/194115580930189091940
Edna Dean HoughLearner194110/30/1941156261566235701940
Martha Emma Wheless 194110/30/1941158041250071111940
Mary Allen Austin 19429/4/194216073677412931940
Margaret Rose PrattLathan19429/4/1942163251178864941940
Martha Ruth RorieSoutherland19429/4/1942163421373502771940
Pauline ShepherdAustin19429/4/1942163581249968481940
Eula ThompsonLowder1942 16391375158171940
Melba WilliamsGrooms1942  1373077681940
Flora Margaret GordonHobbs1943 17207481511871940
Annie Baucom ThomasBricker19??  419918541940