Laura Bridgman

Laura Bridgman bio

Birth Name: Laura Dewey Lynn Bridgman

Occupation: Person

Place Of Birth: New Hampshire

Date Of Birth: December 21, 1829

Date Of Death: May 24, 1889

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Laura Bridgman was born on the 21st of December, 1829. She was known for being a Person. American woman who is notable for being considered the first deaf-blind child in American history to received meaningful formal education in the English language. She became world-famous after Charles Dickens wrote glowingly about her in his 1842 book American Notes.

Laura Bridgman was born in New Hampshire. She was left deaf and blind after contracting scarlet fever at the age of two. She was first taught to use sign language by family friend Asa Tenney. In her later years, she taught young blind girls how to sew at the Perkins School.

Laura Bridgman was a Capricorn and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Laura Bridgman was born in 1820s.

Laura Dewey Lynn Bridgman is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Laura Bridgman’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and her father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Laura Bridgman’s parents.

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Laura Bridgman was born in the Year of the Ox.

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REAL NAME: Laura Dewey Lynn Bridgman
BIRTH SIGN: Capricorn



Zodiac Sign: Laura Bridgman was a Capricorn. People of this zodiac sign like family, tradition, and dislike almost everything at some point. The strengths of this sign are being responsible, disciplined, good managers, while weaknesses can be to be the know-it-all, unforgiving, condescending and expecting the worst. The greatest overall compatibility with Capricorn is Taurus and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Laura Bridgman was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are persistent and straightforward. They have a strong faith and can be seen as stubborn in their old ways.

Ruling Planet: Laura Bridgman had a ruling planet of Saturn and has a ruling planet of Saturn and by astrological associations Saturday is ruled by Saturn. Saturn is a planet of commitment and responsibility, but also restriction and delay. People who are born with Saturn as the ruling planet are disciplined and are hard workers.

Laura Bridgman’s birth sign is Capricorn and she had a ruling planet of Saturn.

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