Susan McKinney Steward
|Susan McKinney Steward|
|Born||Susan Maria Smith
Crow Hill, Brooklyn, New York, USA
|Died||March 17, 1918
Wilberforce, Ohio, USA
|Institutions||Brooklyn Women's Homeopathic Hospital and Dispensary
Brooklyn Home for Aged Colored People
Women's Hospital and Dispensary
|Alma mater||New York Medical College|
She was born as Susan Maria Smith to Anne and Sylvanus Smith, in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. Her sister Sarah J. Garnet was the first African-American female school principal in the New York City public school system.
In 1871 she was married to Reverend William G. McKinney from South Carolina. They had two children and he died in 1894. In 1896 she remarried to United States Army Buffalo Soldier and chaplain Theophilus Gould Steward. She moved with him to Montana, Nebraska and Texas.
In 1911 she attended the Universal Race Congress in London, where she delivered a paper entitled Colored American Women.
- Dr. Susan McKinney Secondary School of the Arts, Brooklyn
- Susan Smith McKinney Steward Medical Society
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- "Who Were the Women who made up the Suffrage Movement?". University of Louisville Women's Center website. Louisville, Kentucky: University of Louisville. 2008. Retrieved 1 March 2010.
- MacDonald, Meg Meneghel (2007–2009). Garnet, Sarah J. Smith Tompkins (1831-1911). Washingtone Stat: BlackPast.org. Retrieved 12 March 2010.
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- Steward, T.G. (1920). Fifty Years in the Gospel Ministry. Philadelphia: A.M.E. Book Concern. OCLC 24557286. Retrieved 2008-11-18.