Paulina <I>Kellogg</I> Davis

Paulina Kellogg Davis

Birth
Bloomfield, Richmond County (Staten Island), New York, USA
Death 24 Aug 1876 (aged 58)
Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, USA
Burial Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, USA
Memorial ID 22476377 · View Source
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Paulina (Wright) Davis, reformer, b. in Bloomfield, N.Y., 7 Aug, 1813; d. in Providence, R.I., 24 Aug., 1876. She married Francis Wright, of Utica, N.Y., in 1833, and after his death became in 1849 the wife of Thomas Davis, of Providence, R.I., who was a member of congress in 1853-'5. For thirty-five years she labored zealously to promote the rights of women, established "The Una," the first woman-suffrage paper, wrote a history of woman-suffrage reform, and gave lectures in the principal cities of the United States. (from "Appleton's Cyclopaedia of American Biography, Volume 2" edited by James Grant Wilson & John Fiske; pub. by D. Appleton & Co., New York, 1887)


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