May ALCOTT Biography

American artist. Born Abby May Alcott, July 26, 1840; died Dec 1879, about a month after giving birth; dau. of Bronson (writer, educator, and Transcendentalist) and Abigail (May) Alcott; sister of Louisa May Alcott and Anna Bronson Alcott; studied art in Paris; m. Ernest Nieriker (Swiss businessman), Mar 22, 1878, and settled in a Parisian suburb; children: Louisa May Nieriker (b. Nov 8, 1879).