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Ashurst, Elizabeth Ann [Eliza] (c. 1814–1850), translator and campaigner for women's rights and against slavery

Jonathan Spain.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; Slavery and Abolition of Slavery. 1335 words.

Ashurst, Elizabeth Ann [Eliza] (c. 1814–1850), translator and campaigner for women's rights and against slavery, was born in Muswell Hill, Middlesex, the eldest child of William Henry...

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Cowles, Betsey Mix

Kim M. Gruenwald.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; Slavery and Abolition of Slavery; Education. 1205 words.

Cowles, Betsey Mix (09 February 1810–25 July 1876), educator and reformer, was born in Bristol, Connecticut, the daughter of Giles Hooker Cowles, a Congregationalist minister, and Sally...

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Davis, Paulina Kellogg Wright

Sarah Henry Lederman.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; Slavery and Abolition of Slavery; Education. 1233 words.

Davis, Paulina Kellogg Wright (07 August 1813–24 August 1876), abolitionist, suffragist, and educator, was born in Bloomfield, New York, the daughter of Captain Ebenezer Kellogg and Polly...

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Gage, Frances Dana Barker

Harriet Sigerman.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; Slavery and Abolition of Slavery; Education. 1083 words.

Gage, Frances Dana Barker (12 October 1808–10 November 1884), reformer, lecturer, and author, was born on a farm in Union Township, Washington County, Ohio, the daughter of Joseph Barker...

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Grimké, Sarah Moore

Sandra F. VanBurkleo and Mary Jo Miles.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; Slavery and Abolition of Slavery; Education. 1788 words.

Grimké, Sarah Moore (26 November 1792–23 December 1873), abolitionist, writer-educator, and women's rights pioneer, abolitionist, writer-educator, and women’s rights pioneer, was born in...

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Jones, Jane Elizabeth

Marilyn Elizabeth Perry.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; Slavery and Abolition of Slavery; Education. 1126 words.

Jones, Jane Elizabeth (13 March 1813–13 January 1896), antislavery and women's rights lecturer, antislavery and women’s rights lecturer, was born Jane Elizabeth Hitchcock at Vernon, Oneida...

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Reid [née Sturch], Elisabeth Jesser (1789–1866), slavery abolitionist and founder of Bedford College, London

Sybil Oldfield.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Slavery and Abolition of Slavery; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality. 652 words.

Reid [née Sturch], Elisabeth Jesser (1789–1866), slavery abolitionist and founder of Bedford College, London, was born on 25 December 1789 in London, the second of two daughters of William...

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