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Julie Helen Otto

Julie Helen Otto
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BRITOMART (f): A virgin heroine of Edmund Spenser’s allegorical epic The Faerie Queene (1590, 1596), modeled on Elizabeth I, Queen of England. Britomart L. Fassett (b. ca. 1866), daughter of Charles and Emma (____) Fassett of Rochester, Vermont, m. there 19 Aug. 1886 Hambie C. Martin [VT VRs]; the 1900 census finds them living at 45 Cross St., Gardner, Mass., with son Claude.

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