Student, Wooster (Ohio) College, 1928-1929; AB, Mount Holyoke College, 1932; AM, Ohio Wesleyan University, 1933.
Teacher science, Mount Holyoke College teacher science, St. Agnes School, Albany, New York teacher science, Winsor School, Boston teacher science, Lincoln School, Providence, 1933-1947; editor, American Director Water Utilities, Providence, 1964-1970; research associate, Her Majesty Baker Associations, Providence, since 1970. Freelance historical and genealogical researcher.
Trustee library, Westwood, Massachusetts, 1955-1963, Bethel Park, Pennsylvania, 1963-1965, Edison, New Jersey, 1971-1974. Past director Society for Preservation of Old Mills. Honorary life member First Parish of Westwood United Church, also church historian.
Member Westwood History Society, New England History Genealogical Society, Manasota Genealogical Society (librarian 1976-1980), Chicago History Genealogical Society, Western New York Genealogical Society.
Married Harold Franklin Fenerty, June 26, 1936.