Margaretta Forten

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Margaretta Forten

Death: Died
Cause of death: Pneumonia
Immediate Family:

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

Occupation: Artist, Teacher
Managed by: Private User
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About Margaretta Forten

Margaretta Forten was secretary of the Female Anti-Slavery Society in Philadelphia in 1845. Her parents, brothers, and sisters were all abolitionists. Margaretta was the daughter of a free-born African-American.


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