Betsy Mix Cowles

Betsy Mix Cowles (February 9, 1810 – July 25, 1876) was an early leader in the United States abolitionist movement. She was an active and influential Ohio-based reformer, and was a noted Feminist and an educator. She counted among her friends and acquaintances people such as Frederick Douglass, William Lloyd Garrison, Henry C. Wright, and Abby Kelley Foster.

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Betsy Mix Cowles - Chronology of Her Life
... 1811 Cowles family settles in Austinburg, Ohio. 1827-32 (approximately) Betsy began teaching in area schools and in southeastern New York. 1830 Death of her mother, Sally White Cowles ...

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