Obituary of Nellie Bly

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Nellie Bly

Elizabeth Cochran Seaman (born May 5, 1864 in Cochrans Mills, Pennsylvania) was a journalist and inventor who was best known for her record-breaking trip around the world in 72 days. Nellie died on January 27, 1922 and her death was because of pneumonia. She died too soon at age 57.

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Nellie Bly Biography Wiki:

    • Is She Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Bly, Nellie
    • Common Name: Nellie Bly
    • Gender: Female
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: she/her
    • Birthplace: Cochrans Mills, Pennsylvania, United States
    • Birth Date: May 05, 1864
    • Age: 57 (at death)
    • Also Known As: Elizabeth Seaman, Elizabeth Jane Cochran
    • Occupations:
    • Net Worth: $17 million
    • Nationality: American
    • Favorite Food: Häagen-Dazs Ice Cream
    • Favorite Color: Mint Green (See all her faves at Hot-Forum)

    Nellie's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: Elizabeth Cochran Seaman
    • Father: Michael Crochan
    • Mother: Mary Jane Cochran
    • Brother(s):
      • John Michael Cochran
      • Robert Scott Cochran
      • Charles Cochran
      • Thomas Jefferson Cochran
      • George Washington Cochran
      • Harry Cummings Cochrane
      • William Worth Cochran
      • Albert Paul Cochrane
    • Sister(s):
      • Angeline K Cochran McKee
      • Katherine May Cochrane Sanchez
      • Julianna Cochran McGrahan
      • Mary Ann Cochran Paul
      • Isabella Cochran Davis
      • Mildred Cochran McLaughlin
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Robert Seaman (married 1895-1904, his death)

Death Notice:

  • Date: January 27 1922 at age 57
  • Place: New York City, New York, United States
  • Cause of Death: Pneumonia
  • Interment: Buried at Woodlawn Cemetery in The Bronx, New York City, New York

Category Tags:

JournalistInventor American Born on May 5th Born in 1864 Born in Pennsylvania Died in 1922 Died at age 57 Died from Pneumonia

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