Born: October 12, 1851, Pennsylvania.
Died: February 14, 1920, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Buried: Fernwood Cemetery, Lansdowne, Pennsylvania.
Lavinia was the daughter of William Brauff and Pauline Vera.
Blinded by a severe illness in infancy, she was educated at the School for the Blind in Philadelphia.
She published her first hymn in 1894.
If you know where to get a good photo of Brauff (head-and-shoulders, at least 200×300 pixels),