Harriet Davey Forten

Is your surname Forten?

Research the Forten family

Harriet Davey Forten's Geni Profile

Share your family tree and photos with the people you know and love

  • Build your family tree online
  • Share photos and videos
  • Smart Matching™ technology
  • Free!


Harriet Davey Forten

Death: Died
Immediate Family:

Daughter of James Forten and Charlotte Forten
Wife of Robert Purvis
Sister of Charlotta Forten; William Deas Forten; Mary Theresa Isabella Forten; Thomas Willing Francis Forten; James Forten, Jr. and 3 others

Occupation: an abolitionist who believed in integration of the races
Managed by: Private User
Last Updated:

About Harriet Davey Forten

Harriet, married the abolitionist Robert Puvis and was active in the anti-slavery movement [Encyclopedia of Black America, 391]

view all

Harriet Davey Forten's Timeline