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Mary Abigail "Abby" Milton (Crawford)

Also Known As: "Abby Milton"
Birthdate: (110)
Birthplace: Milledgeville, Baldwin, Georgia, United States
Death: 1991 (110)
Clearwater, Pinellas, Florida, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Capt. John P. Crawford and Anna Ripley Crawford
Wife of George Fort Milton
Mother of Corinne Moore

Managed by: Allyson Clark Jackson Timms
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About Abby Crawford Milton

Woman suffrage leader Abby Crawford Milton became involved in the suffrage movement after marrying newspaper publisher George Fort Milton, moving from Georgia to Chattanooga, and giving birth to three daughters. Milton received a law degree from the Chattanooga College of Law, and although she never practiced law, she believed that legal training improved her mind and gained her credibility with the courthouse crowd. She was the last president of the Tennessee Equal Suffrage Association and the first president of the League of Women Voters of Tennessee. Like many dedicated suffragists, Milton traveled across the state giving speeches and organizing suffrage leagues in small communities.

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Abby Crawford Milton's Timeline

Milledgeville, Baldwin, Georgia, United States
Age 110
Clearwater, Pinellas, Florida, United States