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Emily Stout
Date: ca. 1866 - 1940
Remarks: Emily Meredith Read was the daughter of General John Meredith Read, of Albany, New York. Her father was the great- grandson of George Read, signer of the Declaration of Indepdence. He was also the U.S. minister to Greece and consul general to France. Miss Read married Francis Acquilla Stout (d. 1852), president of the Nicauragua Canal Construction Company. After the death of her husband, Mrs. Stout married Edward Spencer. Mrs. Spencer never had any children.