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Lord, Martha Mott, 1828-1916

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Biographical

Martha Mott; Martha Mott Lord; born 1828, daughter of James and Lucretia Mott; married in 1853 to George Waite Lord; died 1916.

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Mott Manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-MSS-035
Overview Lucretia Mott was a prominent Philadelphia Quaker minister and a leader in reform movements, especially antislavery, education, peace, and women's rights. She was born in 1793 in Nantucket, Mass., the daughter of Thomas and Anna Coffin, and educated at Nine Partners Boarding School in Dutchess Co., N.Y. In 1811, she married James Mott and they settled in Philadelphia, Pa. The Motts were active Hicksite Quakers, and Lucretia served as clerk of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting and traveled in the...
Dates: 1831-1898