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Sophia Gay Larned
Sophia Thompson
Mrs. George Hadley
Sophia Larned
Sophia Gay Hadley
Mrs. Sophia Hadley
American, 1823 - 1884
Biography: Sophia Gay Larned was born 21 December 1823, the daughter of George Larned (1776-1862) and his second wife Anna Spalding Gay (1793-1883), both of Thompson. From 1845-1856 she taught at Grove Hall School in New Haven. On 2 January 1851 she married George Hadley; he taught chemistry at the Buffalo Medical College. She died on 8 January 1884. Sophia Gay Larned is the sister of Ellen Douglas Larned, historian and author of books on the history of Windham County, Connecticut.