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213. iii. Adelaide Lewis Stuart, born 25 October 1843, Mississippi, died after 1911, Orleans Parish, Louisiana,836 married 7 February 1871, to John Bull Smith Dimitry, born 1835, Washington, D.C., died 7 September 1901, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana.837 Adelaide attended Saint Mary’s Hall in Burlington, New Jersey, from 1859 to 1861. She was a school teacher and lived in Yazoo County, Mississippi, in 1870, with her sister and brother-in-law, R. B. and A. E. Mayes.
    John Dimitry was the son of Alexander Dimitry and Mary P. Mills of New Orleans. John attended Georgetown College, 1859-1861. He was secretary to his father who was then U.S. Minister to Costa Rica and Nicaragua. John served in the Confederate Army. He was wounded at Shiloh and became chief clerk in the Confederate Post Office Department.
    John and Adelaide Dimitry taught languages in Columbia, from 1874 to 1876. He taught at Montgomery College in Virginia, in 1895. John published Lessons in the History of Louisiana, from its Earliest Settlements to the Close of the Civil War, in 1877.
    Adelaide Stuart Dimitry was the historian of the Stonewall Jackson Chapter, United Daughters of the Confederacy, in New Orleans. She wrote a book, War-Time Sketches: Historical and Otherwise, published in 1911.838

    836 1910 U.S. Census, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, S.D. 1, E.D. 203, Sheet 29A. Ward 12, New Orleans, Amelia Street. Head of family, Ellen Murphy. Mrs. John Dimitry, boarder, female, white, age 59, widow, 0 children, born Miss. Miss. Miss.
    837 New Orleans Death Records, 1901: John Dimitry died 7 Sept. 1901, male, white, age 66.
    838 New Orleans, Louisiana Printing Company, 1911.