HOUSEMAID / LADY'S MAID, 1919-1925
Fannie Waddy was born in Virginia in 1875. City directories and oral histories place her as a Maymont employee, resident maid, at Maymont between 1919 and 1925. By the time she was employed at Maymont, she was in her mid-forties and renting a room in the residence of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Fife and their daughter, Virginia. According to Virginia Fife Twiggs Alexander, Ms. Waddy served as a personal maid to Sallie Dooley. She was a member of Second Baptist Church.