A Virtual Cemetery created by rjschatz

Social Activists

These are the people who awakened people into acting morally towards those around them. They didn't think what they did was charity; they considered it acting with responsibility.

17 memorials
 Matthias William Baldwin

Matthias William Baldwin

10 Dec 1795 – 7 Sep 1866

Business Magnate, Inventor, Abolitionist. The son...

Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA

 Jeremiah Brown

Jeremiah Brown

14 Apr 1785 – 2 Mar 1858

US Congressman. He was elected to the Pennsylvania...

Penn Hill, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, USA

 Lewis Cochran Cassidy

Lewis Cochran Cassidy

17 Oct 1829 – 18 Nov 1889

Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA

 Henry Disston

Henry Disston

23 May 1819 – 16 Mar 1878

Business Magnate. Social Reformer. Orphaned at...

Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA

Saint Katharine Drexel

Saint Katharine Drexel

26 Nov 1858 – 3 Mar 1955

Roman Catholic Saint. She was the daughter of...

Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA

Sr Theresa Maxis “Almeide” Duchemin

Sr Theresa Maxis “Almeide” Duchemin

8 Apr 1810 – 14 Jan 1892

Immaculata, Chester County, Pennsylvania, USA

Dr Alfred Langdon Elwyn

Dr Alfred Langdon Elwyn

9 Jul 1804 – 15 Mar 1884

Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA

 Mary Grew

Mary Grew

1 Sep 1813 – 10 Oct 1896

Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA

 Eliza “Ada” <I>Earle</I> Hacker

Eliza “Ada” Earle Hacker

8 Jun 1807 – 23 May 1846

Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA

Dr Thomas Story Kirkbride

Dr Thomas Story Kirkbride

31 Jul 1809 – 16 Dec 1883

Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA

 Mother Catherine McAuley

Mother Catherine McAuley

29 Sep 1778 – 11 Nov 1841

Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland

 James Mott

James Mott

May 1788 – Jan 1868

Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA

 Lucretia <I>Coffin</I> Mott

Lucretia Coffin Mott

3 Jan 1793 – 11 Nov 1880

Quaker Abolitionist, Suffragist, and Educator....

Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA

 William James Mullen

William James Mullen

1805 – 21 Jul 1882

Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA

 Robert Purvis

Robert Purvis

4 Aug 1810 – 15 Apr 1898

Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA

 Henry Troth

Henry Troth

4 Sep 1794 – 22 May 1842

Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA

 John Woolman

John Woolman

19 Oct 1720 – 7 Oct 1772

Social Reformer, Religious Figure. He worked for a...

York, York Unitary Authority, North Yorkshire, England

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