Harriet Davey Forten

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Harriet Davey Forten

Death: 1875
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
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About Harriet Davey Forten

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

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