Mary: Joseph was alive when Jesus was 12 but while on the cross for my sins, Jesus transferred the care of His mother to John.
Rachel Hamilton: Alexander Hamilton’s mother. Founding father, Alexander is on our $10 bill.
Helena: 248-330 AD, mother of Constantine.
Blanche: 1188-1252, mother of Louis IX, Blanche and Louis IX were made saints for their generous lives.
Christine de Pizan: 1365 – 1429, first female professional writer in France.
Elizabeth Timothy: ? – 1757, first female editor, publisher, journalist on American continent. The single mother of seven children, she purchased her printing press from Benjamin Franklin who said she was an exceptional businesswoman.
Belva Lockwood: 1830 – 1917, first woman admitted to the bar of the United States Supreme Court, championed women’s suffrage, and was first woman to run for President before women could vote.
Sonya Carson: Mother of surgeon Ben Carson, Sonya overcame hardship, poverty, single- motherhood, and depression and worked hard to raise two sons in the inner city. Her sons grew up to be successful men. Her motto was, “Learn to do your best. God will do the rest.”