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Sophia Willard Dana Ripley
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Birth: Jul. 6, 1803
Cambridge
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Feb. 4, 1861
Manhattan
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA

Sophia was an early feminist, encouraged by her father Francis Dana to fend for herself. She married George Ripley and together they founded Brook Farm, a utopian school focusing on progressive childhood education. They eventually disagreed on certain aspects of philosophy, their marriage becoming strained after about 1850. 
 
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 Parents:
  Francis Dana (1777 - 1853)
  Sophia Willard Dana (1775 - 1840)
 
 Spouse:
  George Ripley (1802 - 1880)
 
 Siblings:
  Sophia Willard Dana Ripley (1803 - 1861)
  Mary Elizabeth Dana (1805 - 1886)*
  Francis Dana (1806 - 1872)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Old Burying Ground
Cambridge
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA
 
Created by: Karl Voigt
Record added: Sep 08, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 58369532
Sophia Willard <i>Dana</i> Ripley
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Sophia Willard <i>Dana</i> Ripley
Added by: Linda Shepard Salzer
 
Sophia Willard <i>Dana</i> Ripley
Added by: Linda Shepard Salzer
 
 
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