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Mathilde Franziska Giesler Anneke
Birth: Apr. 3, 1817
Death: Nov. 25, 1884
Milwaukee County
Wisconsin, USA

Social Reformer, Suffragist. Born in Lerchenhausen, Westphalia, she moved to America in the mid-19th century and founded the first feminist newspaper in the United States in Milwaukee, which in the process, took harsh rebuke of male printers who organized against her. She became a staunch advocate of women's rights, gaining prominence for writing and editing the of stories of the times in poems. Liberal environment found the social and political condition times of African Americans which she led to vocally oppose slavery and enthusiastically support the Union during the Civil War. After the war, she founded a school for girls in Milwaukee, which she ran until her death. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
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  Karl Friedrich Theodor Anneke (1817 - 1872)*
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Forest Home Cemetery
Milwaukee County
Wisconsin, USA
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Mathilde Franziska <i>Giesler</i> Anneke
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Mathilde Franziska <i>Giesler</i> Anneke
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