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Margaret Fuller

  • Birth 23 May 1810 Cambridgeport, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Death 19 Jul 1850 At Sea
  • Cenotaph Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Memorial ID 6284077

Champion of women's rights, teacher, editor, critic, foreign correspondent and author. An exemplar, outspoken woman of women's rights and among the most prominate woman in the intellectual circle in Boston. Her book Woman in the Nineteenth Century was the first detailed statement of feminism in America, inspriring the first women's rights convention at Seneca Falls, NY in 1848. Died with her husband and two-year-old son in a shipwreck off Long Island NY.

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In Memory of
Margaret Fuller Ossoli
Born in Cambridge, Mass., May 23, 1810
By Birth a Child of New England
By Adoption A Citizen of Rome
By Genius Belonging to the World
In Youth
An Insatiate Student Seeking the Highest Culture
In Riper Years
Teacher, Writer, Critis of Literature And Art
In Mature Age
Companion and Helper of Many
Ernest Reformer in America and Europe
And of her Husband
Giovanni Angelo, Marquis Ossoli
He Gave up Rank, Station And Home
For the Roman Public
And For His Wife and Child
And of That Child
Angelo Eugene Philip Ossoli
Born in Rieti, Italy Sept 5, 1848
Whose Dust Reposes at the Foot
of This Stone
They Passed From This Life Together
By Shipwreck July 19, 1850
"United in Life the Merciful
Father Took Them Together and in
Death They Were Not Divided"





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  • Originally Created by: mj
  • Added: 23 Mar 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6284077
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Margaret Fuller (23 May 1810–19 Jul 1850), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6284077, citing Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .