Louisa Titcomb (1823-1905) was born to Sarah Titcomb, the granddaughter of Andrew Titcomb and descended from Capt. Jesse Partridge. As an adult, she moved in prominent social circles as a friend to Charlotte Thomas, Mary Jane Emerson Clapp and Mrs. St. John Smith. Louisa was among 14 Maine women who volunteered as a nurse at the Naval School Hospital in Annapolis, Md., during the Civil War. She was the editor of the hospital newsletter, The Crutch, which kept soldier patients informed of events.
Almira Quinby (1828-1909) was the daughter of Anne (Titcomb) and Moses Quinby. Her father was a graduate of Bowdoin and an attorney. Almira was also a nurse in the Civil War, serving at the U. S. Army General Hospital in Annapolis, Md. She later married Judge Luther Fitch.