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Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin
Birth: Apr. 27, 1759
Death: Sep. 10, 1797

Social Reformer. Considered by many to be the greatest of the the 18th-century feminists, she was the author of "A Vindication of the Rights of Woman". She was married to William Godwin, and was the mother of Mary Shelley, who wrote "Frankenstein". Originally buried in Saint Pancras Churchyard, her remains were moved to St. Peter's Churchyard, Bournmouth, England in 1851. 
 
Family links: 
 Spouses:
  Gilbert Imlay (1754 - 1828)*
  William Godwin (1756 - 1836)*
 
 Children:
  Frances Imlay (1794 - 1816)*
  Mary Shelley (1797 - 1851)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
St Peter Churchyard
Bournemouth
Bournemouth Unitary Authority
Dorset, England
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Oct 10, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 12828
Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin
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Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin
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Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin
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I've been posting flower/comments to many women I owe respect to and just realized that they will all be lost in past comments. This is my last. People who have not read your Frankenstein story will not contemplate the profound message for humanity. Th...(Read more)
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