Susan B. Anthony Family Blog

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The Anthony Family

Not His Father’s Quaker

Daniel Anthony, the father of Susan B. and her siblings, was of such an independent mind that he married “out of Meeting,” i.e. someone who

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Victorian

Recycling Family Names

Nowadays expectant parents may give their babies names based on seasons, astrological signs, place names, or popular celebrities. Or they may create new names

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Victorian

Shipwrecked!

Storms off Martha’s Vineyard can get fierce with 35- to 40-knot winds and 20- to 25-foot seas. Read on for contemporary and historical accounts of

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The Anthony Family

Staking a Claim in Kansas

In my last post I referred to men from the Emigrant Aid Company staking claims on land via the Law of Preemption. John Doy, one

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The Anthony Family

Pioneer in Kansas

Of Susan B. Anthony’s two brothers who emigrated to Kansas, Daniel Read (D.R.) was the more colorful. Abolitionist, Republican, publisher, mayor, postmaster, and gunslinger, he

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Tombstones: Susan B. Anthony, Mary S. Anthony, Madge; also larger Anthony monument
The Life of Susan B. Anthony

Susan B. Anthony at Mt. Hope Cemetery

Election Day 2016: Thousands experienced the beauty and peace of Mt. Hope Cemetery yesterday when they gathered at the grave of Susan B. Anthony in

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