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Charlotte Vandine Forten
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Birth: Jan. 2, 1785
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Dec. 30, 1884
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA

African-American teacher and abolitionist. On December 10, 1805, she married James Forten, becoming his second wife. With her husband and their daughters, she was an active member in the Philadelphia Female Anti-Slavery Society. Their children were Margaretta Forten (suffragist, 1806-1875), Harriet Forten Purvis (abolitionist and suffragist, 1810-1875), Robert Bridges Forten (abolitionist, 1813-1864), Sarah Louisa Forten Purvis (abolitionist, 1814-1884), James Forten, Jr. (abolitionist), William Deas Forten (abolitionist, 1823-1900), Charlotte Forten, Mary Theresa Forten, Thomas Willing Francis Forten (1827-1897). 
 
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 Spouse:
  James Forten (1766 - 1842)
 
 Children:
  Margaretta Forten (1806 - 1875)*
  Harriet Davy Forten Purvis (1810 - 1875)*
  Robert Bridges Forten (1813 - 1864)*
  Sarah Louisa Forten Purvis (1814 - 1884)*
  Thomas Willing Francis Forten (1827 - 1897)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Originally buried in Saint Thomas Protestant Episcopal Churchyard, Fifth and Adelphia Sts., Philadelphia.
 
Burial:
Eden Cemetery
Collingdale
Delaware County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: Margaret Orthodox
Record added: Nov 24, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 62086343
Charlotte <i>Vandine</i> Forten
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Charlotte <i>Vandine</i> Forten
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