GREW, Miss Mary

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Anti-slavery agitator and preacher Mary Grew was born in Hartford, Connecticut on September 1, 1813.  She later lived in Boston, Massachusetts and Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania.

Mary was devoted to abolition, speaking on the topic and collaborating with others to fight slavery through the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society and the Philadelphia Female Anti-Slavery Society.  

Also interested in women's rights, Mary was a founder and leader of the Pennsylvania Woman Suffrage Association.  

Eager to share her ideas on religion with a large audience, Mary became a Unitarian minister and preached at churches of many denominations.

Mary passed away on October 10, 1896.

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