American Abolitionists and Antislavery Activists:
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l to r: Frederick Douglass, William Lloyd Garrison, Wendell Phillips




Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society (BFASS)


Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society (BFASS), founded October 1833, disbanded 1840; newsletter, The Liberty Bell.  Associated with the American Anti-Slavery Society and the New England Anti-Slavery Society.  Had African American and White members.  Represented Evangelical Christian, Baptist, Presbyterian, Congregational and liberal denominations, including Quaker and Unitarian. Founded by Anne Chapman, Caroline Weston Chapman, Deborah Chapman, and Maria Weston Chapman. (References)




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Leaders:

Chapman, Anne, founder, leader, abolitionist (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society; Yellin, 1994)

 

Chapman, Caroline Weston, founder, leader, abolitionist, Counsellor, 1837-1838 (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society; Yellin, 1994, pp. 172, 285)

 

Chapman, Deborah, founder, abolitionist (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society; Yellin, 1994)

 

Chapman, Mary G., abolitionist, Councellor (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society)

 

Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885, founder, leader, educator, writer, newspaper editor, prominent abolitionist leader, reformer, editor of The Liberty Bell. Foreign Correspondence Secretary, 1837-1838, 1841, 1844.  Advocate of immediate, uncompensated emancipation.  Editor of the anti-slavery newspaper The Liberty Bell.  Also helped to edit William Lloyd Garrison’s newspaper, the Liberator.  Co-founded and edited the National Anti-Slavery Standard.  Leader and founder of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society (BFASS), which she founded and organized with twelve other women, including three of her sisters.  The Society worked to educate Boston’s African American community and to abolish slavery in the District of Columbia.  In 1840, Chapman was elected to the executive committee of the American Anti-Slavery Society.  She was Councillor of the Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society from 1841-1865.  Her husband was prominent abolitionist Henry Grafton Chapman.

(Dumond, 1961, p. 273; Filler, 1960, pp. 55, 76, 129, 143, 184; Harrold, 1995, pp. 39, 62; Mabee, 1970, pp. 62, 68, 72, 80, 105, 249, 259, 274; Pease, 1965, pp. xliv-l, li, lii, lxx, 205-212; Rodriguez, 2007, pp. 199, 367, 402; Van Broekhoven, 2002, pp. 97, 119, 123, 135, 137, 173, 185, 190-191, 206-208; Yellin, 1994, pp. 45, 49-50, 53-57, 59-62, 62n, 170, 172-173; Weston, “How Can I Help Abolish Slavery?, or Councels to the Newly Converted,” New York, 1855; Appletons’ Cyclopaedia of American Biography, 1888, Vol. I, p. 581; Dictionary of American Biography, Charles Scribner’s Sons, New York, 1936, Vol. 2, Pt. 2, pp. 19-20; American Reformers: An H.W. Wilson Biographical Dictionary, New York, 1985, pp. 163-164; American National Biography, Oxford University Press, New York, 2002, Vol. 4, p. 710; The National Cyclopaedia of American Biography, Vol. II. New York: James T. White, 1892, p. 315; Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society)

 

Phelps, Charlotte, abolitionist, first president, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society (BFASS), wife of abolitionist leader Reverend Amos Phelps

(Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society; Yellin, 1994, pp. 47-49, 47n, 125).

 

Parker, Mary S., abolitionist, leader, President, 1836-1838, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society (BFASS).

(Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society; Rodriguez, 2007, p. 199; Yellin, 1994, pp. 36, 43, 51-53, 55, 61, 64, 174, 176).

 

Southwick, Thankful, abolitionist, President, 1840, 1841, 1844 (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society)

 

Garrison, Helen E., abolitionist, Vice President, 1844 (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society)

 

Johnson, Mary Ann, abolitionist, Vice President, 1840 (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society)

 

Sullivan, Catherine M., abolitionist, Vice President, 1837-1838

 

Weston, Caroline, abolitionist, Vice President, 1841 (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society)

 

Ball, Lucy M., Boston, Massachusetts, abolitionist, leader, Treasurer, 1837-1838, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society (BFASS).

(Rodriguez, 2007, p. 199; Yellin, 1994, pp. 45, 56-57, 56n, 57n, 60-61, 63-64n, 263, 280; Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society).

 

Jackson, Harriet B., abolitionist, Treasurer, 1844 (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society)

 

Ball, Martha Violet, abolitionist, leader, Recording Secretary, 1837-1838, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society.

(Rodriguez, 2007, p. 199; Yellin, 1994, pp. 45, 56-57n, 60-61, 63-64n, 263, 280).

 

Southwick, Sarah H., abolitionist, Recording Secretary, 1841, 1844.  (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society)

 

Chapman, H. G., Cambridge, MA, abolitionist, Foreign Corresponding Secretary, 1836, life member (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society)

 

Sargeant, Henrietta, abolitionist, Domestic Recording Secretary, 1844.  (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society)

 

Weston, Anne Warren, Weymouth, Massachusetts, abolitionist leader.  Domestic Correspondence Secretary, 1837-1838, Councellor, 1841, 1844, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society (BFASS).  Executive Committee, American Anti-Slavery society (AASS), 1843-1864.  Counsellor, Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society, 1844-1860.  

(Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society; Dumond, 1961, p. 275; Mabee, 1970, p. 222; Rodriguez, 2007, p. 199; Yellin, 1994, pp. 40n, 41, 43n, 45, 56, 57n, 61-62, 64, 173, 176n, 253n, 258, 259, 289, 294).

 

Child, Lydia Maria, 1802-1880, author, reformer, abolitionist, member Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society.  Editor of The Liberty Bell.  Executive Committee, American Anti-Slavery Society.  Prolific writer and ardent abolitionist.  In 1840’s, edited National Anti-Slavery Standard newspaper.  Child published: Appeal in Favor of That Class of Americans Called Africans (1833), Romance of the Republic (1867), Authentic Accounts of American Slavery (1835), The Evils of Slavery, and the Cure of Slavery (1836), Anti-Slavery Catechism (1836), The Right Way, the Safe Way, Proved by Emancipation in the British West Indies and Elsewhere (1860), Freedmen’s Book (1865), and articles “The Patriarchal Institution” and “The Duty of Disobedience to the Fugitive Slave Law,” (1860), and edited Harriet Ann Jacobs’ Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl (1861). 

(Drake, 1950, pp. 117, 176; Dumond, 1961, pp. 273, 281; Harrold, 1995, pp. 59, 62, 118, 167; Karcher, 1994; Mabee, 1970, pp. 37, 70, 108, 193, 320, 325, 359, 360; Meltzer, 1992; Meltzer & Holland, 1982; Nathan, 1991, p. 131; Pease, 1965, pp. 86-91; Rodriguez, 2007, pp. 44, 199, 221-222, 398, 399, 519; Van Broekhoven, 2002, pp. 97-98, 113-114, 185; Yellin, 1994, pp. 48-49, 60, 62n48-49; Appletons’ Cyclopaedia of American Biography, 1888, Vol. I, pp. 603-604; Dictionary of American Biography, Charles Scribner’s Sons, New York, 1936, Vol. 2, Pt. 2, p. 67; American Reformers: An H.W. Wilson Biographical Dictionary, New York, 1985, pp. 167-170; American National Biography, Oxford University Press, New York, 2002, Vol. 4, p. 806; The National Cyclopaedia of American Biography, Vol. II. New York: James T. White, 1892, pp. 324-325; Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society).

 




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Alphabetical List of Members:

Abbott, B., abolitionist, life member (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society)

 

Adams, Adrianna, abolitionist, African American (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society; Yellin, 1994).

 

Adams, E., Charlestown, MA, abolitionist, life member (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society)

 

Alcott, A., Charlestown, MA, abolitionist, life member (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society)

 

Ammidon, S. A., Camb’p’t, abolitionist, life member (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society)

 

Arnim, E. C. von, abolitionist, (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society)

 

Badger, M., abolitionist, life member (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society)

 

Bailey, A., abolitionist, life member (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society)

 

Ball, Lucy M., Boston, Massachusetts, abolitionist, leader, Treasurer, 1837-1838, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society (BFASS).

(Rodriguez, 2007, p. 199; Yellin, 1994, pp. 45, 56-57, 56n, 57n, 60-61, 63-64n, 263, 280; Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society).

 

Ball, Martha Violet, abolitionist, leader, Recording Secretary, 1837-1838, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society.

(Rodriguez, 2007, p. 199; Yellin, 1994, pp. 45, 56-57n, 60-61, 63-64n, 263, 280).

 

Barbadoes, C., abolitionist, African American (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society; Yellin, 1994)

 

Barbour, J. N., Cambridge, MA, abolitionist, life member (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society)

 

Berman, Mrs. Jehiel C., abolitionist, African American (Yellin, 1994)

 

Bird, R. L., abolitionist, life member (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society)

 

Blake, H., Charlestown, MA, abolitionist, life member (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society)

 

Bridish, P. D., abolitionist, life member (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society)

 

Bramhill, Ann Rebecca, abolitionist (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society)

 

Bright, L., Roxbury, MA, abolitionist, life member (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society)

 

Burley, Alice, African American, abolitionist. (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society; Yellin, 1994, p. 58n40)

 

Bush, Alice, African American, abolitionist. (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society; Yellin, 1994, p. 58n40)

 

Cabot, Susan C., abolitionist, life member (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society)

 

Carter, A. B., Charlestown, MA, abolitionist, life member (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society)

 

Carter, A. C., Charlestown, MA, abolitionist, life member (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society)

 

Carter, E. A., Charlestown, MA, abolitionist, life member (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society)

 

Carter, S. P., Charlestown, MA, abolitionist, life member (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society)

 

Chapman, Anne G., abolitionist, Councellor (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society)

 

Chapman, E. B., abolitionist, life member (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society)

 

Chapman, H. G., Cambridge, MA, abolitionist, Foreign Corresponding Secretary, 1836, life member (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society)

 

Chapman, Mary Gray, abolitionist (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society)

 

Child, David Lee, abolitionist, life member (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society)

 

Clapp, F., Charlestown, MA, abolitionist, life member (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society)

 

Cotton, M., Charlestown, MA, abolitionist, life member (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society)

 

Cross, E., abolitionist, life member (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society)

 

Cutler, Hannah, African American, abolitionist. (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society; Yellin, 1994, p. 58n40)

 

Davenport, E., abolitionist, life member (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society)

 

Davis, Eunice R., Boston, Massachusetts, abolitionist, leader, African American, Counsellor, 1837, board member, Boston Anti-Slavery Society (BFASS).

(Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society; Yellin, 1994, pp. 56, 58n40).

 

Durant, A., Roxbury, MA, abolitionist, life member (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society)

 

Eddmands, R. W. abolitionist, life member (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society)

 

Farrer, H., abolitionist, life member (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society)

 

Fillmore, Mrs., Cambridge, MA, abolitionist (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society)

 

Fitch, Charles, abolitionist, life member (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society)

 

Follen, Eliza Lee, abolitionist (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society)

 

Fowler, Bathsheba, African American, abolitionist (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society; Yellin, 1994, p. 58n40).

 

Frances, Abby, abolitionist (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society)

 

Fuller, Lydia, Boston, Massachusetts, abolitionist, life member, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society (BFASS).  (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society; Yellin, 1994, p. 61).

 

Garrison, Helen E., abolitionist, Vice President, 1844, life member (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society)

 

Gilbert, Mary, Boston, Massachusetts, abolitionist, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society (BFASS).  (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society; Yellin, 1994, p. 61).

 

Gilbert, Timothy, abolitionist, life member, member of the Massachusetts Abolition Society. (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society)

 

Gould, Lydia, African American, abolitionist. (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society; Yellin, 1994, p. 58n40).

 

Grew, Mary, 1813-1896, abolitionist leader, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society (BFASS), Pennsylvania Anti-Slavery Society.  Leader of the Philadelphia Female Anti-Slavery Society.  Grew was an officer of the state branch of the American Anti-Slavery Society.  Co-editor of the Pennsylvania Freeman.  Was active in the Free Produce Association.  In 1840, Grew and other women were elected as delegates at the World Anti-Slavery Convention.  They were, however, excluded from the floor.  After 1840, she was involved in women’s rights and other reform activities.  Daughter of abolitionist Henry Grew.  She was a stronger supporter and friend of prominent abolitionist William Lloyd Garrison. 

(Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society; Van Broekhoven, 2002, p. 206; Yellin, 1994, pp. 43, 71-72, 76, 84-85, 163, 176-177, 301-302, 326).

 

Grimké, Sarah M., South Carolina, abolitionist, life member (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society)

 

Haines, A., abolitionist, life member (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society)

 

Hilton, Lavinia, African American, abolitionist. (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society; Yellin, 1994, pp. 48n, 129, 130n, 134).

 

Himes, Joshua V., abolitionist, Counsellor, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society (BFASS).  Counsellor, Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society, 1840-1843.  (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society)

 

Himes, Mary, abolitionist, Councellor, 1840, 1841. (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society)

 

Howard, Cecilia, African American, abolitionist (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society; Yellin, 1994, p. 58n40).

 

Jackson, Francis, 1789-1861, Boston, Massachusetts, merchant, social reformer, abolitionist.  President of the Anti-Slavery Society.  Supported the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society (BFASS).  Generously supported abolitionists William Lloyd Garrison and Isaac Knapp and their anti-slavery newspaper, the Liberator.  American Anti-Slavery Society (AASS) Member, Executive Committee, 1840-1861, Vice President, 1840-1861, Treasurer, 1844-1861.  Vice President, 1836-1837, and President, 1839-1860, of the Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society.  Boston Vigilance Committee. 

(Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society; The National Cyclopaedia of American Biography, Vol. II. New York: James T. White, 1892, p. 318).

 

Jackson, Harriet B., abolitionist, Treasurer, 1844. (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society)

 

Jackson, Mary H., abolitionist (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society)

 

Jewett, E., abolitionist, life member (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society)

 

Jones, E., Roxbury, MA, abolitionist, life member (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society)

 

Jones, M. L., abolitionist, life member (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society)

 

Lawton, Anna, African American, abolitionist (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society; Yellin, 1994, p. 58n40).

 

Lawton, Eliza Logan, African American, abolitionist (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society; Yellin, 1994, p. 58n40).

 

Lee, Chloe, African American, abolitionist (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society; Yellin, 1994, p. 58n40).

 

Leland, H., Charlestown, MA, abolitionist, life member (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society)

 

Lewis (?), Mary, African American, abolitionist (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society; Yellin, 1994, p. 58n40).

 

Logan, Anna, African American, abolitionist (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society; Yellin, 1994, p. 58n40).

 

Loomis, B., Roxbury, MA, abolitionist, life member (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society)

 

Loring, Mr. Ellis G., abolitionist, life member (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society)

 

Loring, Louisa, abolitionist, Councellor, 1841, 1844. (Yellin, 1994, pp. 48, 50) Boston, Massachusetts, abolitionist, leader of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society (BFASS), wife of Ellis Gray Loring. (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society; Yellin, 1994, pp. 47-51, 62, 250n, 253n, 262, 269).

 

Louge, Rebecca, (Yellin, 1994, p. 62), Boston, Massachusetts, abolitionist, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society (BFASS).

(Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society; Yellin, 1994, p. 62).

 

Lowell, Maria White, poet, abolitionist. (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society)

 

Lowell, Maria White, poet, b. in Watertown, Mass., 8 July, 1821; d. in Cambridge, Mass., 27 Oct., 1853, married Mr. Lowell in 1844. She possessed great beauty of person and character, and was an accomplished linguist. Her death, which took place the same night that one of Mr. Longfellow's children was born, called forth from Longfellow his poem beginning,  

“Two angels, one of life and one of death,      

  Passed o'er our village, as the morning broke.”  

A volume of her poems, which are characterized by tenderness and delicacy of feeling, was printed privately after her death (Cambridge, 1855). The best known of them are “The Alpine Shepherd” and “The Morning-Glory.” Appleton’s Cyclopaedia of American Biography, 1888, Vol. IV, pp. 42. 

 

 

Mann, Sarah, abolitionist, Councellor, 1840. (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society)

 

Martineau, Harriet, 1802-1876, abolitionist, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society (BFASS), delegate of the (Garrisonian) Anti-Slavery Society, Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society.

(Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society; Dumond, 1961, p. 286; Mabee, 1970, p. 53; American National Biography, Oxford University Press, New York, 2002, Vol. 14, p. 613).

 

May, Sarah Russell, abolitionist (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society)

 

May, Mary, abolitionist (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society)

 

McIntosh, B., Charlestown, MA, abolitionist, life member (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society)

 

McIntosh, L. F., Cambridge, MA, abolitionist, life member (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society)

 

Merriam, E. F., abolitionist, life member (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society)

 

Nell, Lavinia, African American, abolitionist (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society; Yellin, 1994, p. 58n40).

 

Nell, Louisa, African American, abolitionist (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society; Yellin, 1994, p. 58n40).

 

Ordway, Abigail, Boston, Massachusetts, abolitionist (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society; Yellin, 1994, p. 61).

 

Parker, C., abolitionist, life member (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society)

 

Parker, E. A., abolitionist, life member (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society)

 

Parker, L., Charlestown, MA, abolitionist, life member (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society)

 

Parker, Lydia D., abolitionist (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society)

 

Parker, M. A., abolitionist, life member (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society)

 

Parker, Mary S., abolitionist, leader, President, 1836-1838, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society (BFASS).

(Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society; Rodriguez, 2007, p. 199; Yellin, 1994, pp. 36, 43, 51-53, 55, 61, 64, 174, 176).

 

Pasco, Miss, Greece, abolitionist, life member (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society)

 

Paul, Susan, 1809-1841, Boston, Massachusetts, African American, abolitionist, Councellor.  Member of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society.  Paul authored the first autobiography of an African American published in the United States, entitled, Memoir of James Jackson, published in 1835.

(Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society; Yellin, 1994, pp. 49, 58n40).

 

Pero, Martha Ann, African American, abolitionist (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society; Yellin, 1994, p. 58n40).

 

Peterson, L. A. H., Cambridge, MA, abolitionist, life member (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society)

 

Philbrick, A. R., Brookline, MA, abolitionist, life member (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society)

 

Philbrick, E., abolitionist, life member (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society)

 

Phillips, Ann Green, Charleston, MA, abolitionist, life member. (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society; Yellin, 1994, pp. 50, 56, 62, 309, 311n, 333).

 

Pratt, A., Roxbury, MA, abolitionist, life member (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society)

 

Pratt, L., Roxbury, MA, abolitionist, life member (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society)

 

Prince, Nancy, African American, abolitionist (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society; Yellin, 1994, p. 58n40).

 

Purdyil, abolitionist, life member (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society)

 

Putnam, Jane, African American, abolitionist (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society; Yellin, 1994, p. 58n40).

 

Rayner, Mrs., Boston, Massachusetts, abolitionist (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society; Yellin, 1994, p. 61).

 

Robbins, J. M., abolitionist, life member (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society)

 

Robbins, Mary, abolitionist (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society)

 

Robinson, J., Cambridge, MA, abolitionist, life member, Councellor. (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society)

 

Robinson, Sophia, abolitionist, leader, Councellor, 1837, Boston Anti-Slavery Society (BFASS). (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society)

 

Rodgers, M. F., abolitionist, life member (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society)

 

Rogers, J., abolitionist, life member (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society)

 

Roxbury, L. Dix, Cambridge, MA, abolitionist, life member (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society)

 

Russell, Sarah Shaw, abolitionist (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society)

 

Safford, H., Roxbury, MA, abolitionist, life member (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society)

 

Salem, Philis, African American, abolitionist (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society; Yellin, 1994, p. 58n40).

 

Sargent, Catherine, Boston, Massachusetts, abolitionist (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society; Yellin, 1994, p. 62).

 

Sargent, Henrietta, abolitionist, leader, Counsellor, Domestic Corresponding Secretary, 1844, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society (BFASS).

(Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society; Yellin, 1994, pp. 51, 62, 64, 253n).

 

Saunders, Adeline, African American, abolitionist (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society; Yellin, 1994, p. 58n40).

 

Saunders, N. B. , abolitionist, life member (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society)

 

Scarlett, Margaret, African American, abolitionist, Councellor, 1840, 1841, 1844. (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society; Yellin, 1994, p. 58n40).

 

Sears, Susan, Boston, Massachusetts, abolitionist (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society; Yellin, 1994, p. 61).

 

Sewell, Louisa, Boston, Massachusetts, abolitionist (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society; Yellin, 1994, p. 50).

 

Shipley, Judith, Boston, Massachusetts, abolitionist (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society; Yellin, 1994, p. 61).

 

Smith, Emma, abolitionist (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society; Yellin, 1994, p. 61)

 

Smith, Evelina A. S., abolitionist (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society)

 

Southard, E. A., abolitionist, life member (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society)

 

Southwick, A., abolitionist, life member (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society)

 

Southwick, Abby, abolitionist, life member (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society; Yellin, 1994, pp. 301-302, 307, 316, 333)

 

Southwick, Sarah H., abolitionist, Recording Secretary, 1844. (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society)

 

Southwick, Thankful, leader, abolitionist, President, 1840, 1841, 1844, Counsellor, 1837, life member, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society (BFASS).

(Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society; Rodriguez, 2007, p. 199; Yellin, 1994, pp. 56, 62, 64, 253n, 280, 289, 292)

 

Stow, Baron, 1801-1869, abolitionist (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society)

 

Sullivan, Catherine M., abolitionist, Vice President, 1837-1838.

(Yellin, 1994, pp. 45, 55, 64-65), leader, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society (BFASS). (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society; Rodriguez, 2007, p. 199).

 

Taber, C., Charlestown, MA, abolitionist, life member (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society)

 

Thompson, Mrs. George, England, abolitionist, wife of noted British abolitionist George Thompson. (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society)

 

Tufts, Hannah, Boston, Massachusetts, abolitionist, Councellor, 1840, 1841, 1844, life member. (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society; Yellin, 1994, p. 62).

 

Watson, C., Charlestown, MA, abolitionist, life member (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society)

 

Weld, A. E. G., South Carolina, abolitionist, life member (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society)

 

Weston, Anne Warren, Weymouth, Massachusetts, abolitionist leader.  Domestic Correspondence Secretary, 1837-1838, Councellor, 1841, 1844, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society (BFASS).  Executive Committee, American Anti-Slavery society (AASS), 1843-1864.  Counsellor, Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society, 1844-1860.  

(Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society; Dumond, 1961, p. 275; Mabee, 1970, p. 222; Rodriguez, 2007, p. 199; Yellin, 1994, pp. 40n, 41, 43n, 45, 56, 57n, 61-62, 64, 173, 176n, 253n, 258, 259, 289, 294).

 

Weston, D., abolitionist, life member (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society)

 

Weston, E. F., abolitionist, life member (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society)

 

Weston, L., abolitionist, life member (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society)

 

Wheelwright, E., abolitionist, life member (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society)

 

White, M., Roxbury, MA, abolitionist, life member (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society)

 

Wilcox, C., Oneida Co., NY, abolitionist, life member (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society)

 

Willey, Mary F., abolitionist, Councellor, 1840, 1844. (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society)

 

Williams, Caroline F., African American, abolitionist (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society; Yellin, 1994, p. 58n40).

 

Williams, Julia, 1811-1870, Charleston, South Carolina, abolitionist, African American, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society (BFASS), Boston, Massachusetts.  Married to prominent leader of the abolitionist movement, Henry Highland Garnett.  Worked for freedman in Washington, DC, after the Civil War. 

(Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society; Gold, 1993; Yellin, 1994, p. 61).

 

Young, Mrs., Charlestown, MA, abolitionist, life member (Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society)

 




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Members Who Attended the Annual Meeting, 1839:



Abbot, Betsey, abolitionist, member, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society (Annual Report, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society, 1839)

 

Adams, Eliza, abolitionist, member, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society (Annual Report, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society, 1839)

 

Adams, Hannah S., Massachusetts, abolitionist, member, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society (Annual Report, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society, 1839)

 

Allen, Eliza A., abolitionist, member, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society (Annual Report, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society, 1839)

 

Allen, H., abolitionist, member, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society (Annual Report, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society, 1839)

 

Ammidon, A., abolitionist, member, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society (Annual Report, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society, 1839)

 

Amos, Dorcas Ann, abolitionist, member, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society (Annual Report, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society, 1839)

 

Annabel, Lydia, abolitionist, member, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society (Annual Report, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society, 1839)

 

Babcom, Mrs., abolitionist, member, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society (Annual Report, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society, 1839)

 

Badger, Catherine, abolitionist, member, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society (Annual Report, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society, 1839)

 

Ball, Hannah, abolitionist, member, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society (Annual Report, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society, 1839)

 

Ball, Lucy M., abolitionist, member, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society (Annual Report, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society, 1839)

 

Ball, Martha V., abolitionist, member, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society (Annual Report, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society, 1839)

 

Ball, Mary, abolitionist, member, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society (Annual Report, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society, 1839)

 

Barbadoes, Catherin S., Massachusetts, abolitionist, member, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society (Annual Report, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society, 1839)

 

Beman, Mrs., abolitionist, member, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society (Annual Report, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society, 1839)

 

Bishop, Emily J., abolitionist, member, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society (Annual Report, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society, 1839)

 

Blair, L. M., abolitionist, member, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society (Annual Report, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society, 1839)

 

Blake, H., abolitionist, member, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society (Annual Report, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society, 1839)

 

Blasand, G., abolitionist, member, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society (Annual Report, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society, 1839)

 

Blasand, M., abolitionist, member, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society (Annual Report, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society, 1839)

 

Bracket, Josiah, abolitionist, member, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society (Annual Report, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society, 1839)

 

Brighton, Elizabeth, abolitionist, member, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society (Annual Report, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society, 1839)

 

Brown, M., abolitionist, member, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society (Annual Report, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society, 1839)

 

Bush, Alice, abolitionist, member, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society (Annual Report, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society, 1839)

 

Carpenter, A., abolitionist, member, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society (Annual Report, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society, 1839)

 

Carter, Mrs., abolitionist, member, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society (Annual Report, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society, 1839)

 

Carter, Miss, abolitionist, member, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society (Annual Report, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society, 1839)

 

Carter, Miss, abolitionist, member, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society (Annual Report, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society, 1839)

 

Carter, Abby, abolitionist, member, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society (Annual Report, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society, 1839)

 

Chamberlain, Mrs., abolitionist, member, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society (Annual Report, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society, 1839)

 

Chapman, Maria Weston, Massachusetts, abolitionist, member, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society (Annual Report, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society, 1839)

 

Chapman, Mary, Massachusetts, abolitionist, member, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society (Annual Report, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society, 1839)

 

Chester, Lucy, abolitionist, member, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society (Annual Report, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society, 1839)

 

Child, C. R., abolitionist, member, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society (Annual Report, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society, 1839)

 

Child, David Lee, abolitionist, member, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society (Annual Report, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society, 1839)

 

Child, S. B., abolitionist, member, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society (Annual Report, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society, 1839)

 

Clough, E., abolitionist, member, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society (Annual Report, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society, 1839)

 

Coburn, Sophia, abolitionist, member, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society (Annual Report, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society, 1839)

 

Collier, M. A., abolitionist, member, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society (Annual Report, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society, 1839)

 

Copeland, Elizabeth, abolitionist, member, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society (Annual Report, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society, 1839)

 

Cummings, Abigale, abolitionist, member, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society (Annual Report, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society, 1839)

 

Cushman, James, abolitionist, member, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society (Annual Report, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society, 1839)

 

Cutler, Mrs., abolitionist, member, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society (Annual Report, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society, 1839)

 

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References

(Boylan, 1994; Chambers-Schiller, 1994; Dumond, 1961; Hansen, 1993; Rodriguez, 2007, pp. 42, 199, 221, 288; Yellin, 1994, pp. 2, 8, 12-13, 26, 36, 37, 39, 42, 45-65, 120, 159-160, 170-176, 221, 257, 262, 263, 282-283, 285, 287, 289, 307, 316, 333; Annual Reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society)