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  • James Shelton Smedley (1813 - 1896)
    He was a graduate of Oberlin College; was connected with the underground railroad with his uncle, James Smedley THE GROTON AVERY CLAN, Vol. II, by Elroy McKendree Avery and Catherine Hitchcock (Tilde...
  • Judge Lindley Murray Ninde (1825 - 1901)
    son of Benjamin Ninde, per the obit of his sister, Rhoda (Ninde) Swayne , who, along with their father, is buried in Jay County, IN* Reference: Find A Grave Memorial - SmartCopy : Sep 2 2016, 13:56:37 UTC
  • Beulah Coffin Ninde (1829 - 1892)
    listed as Rachel in Lindenwood's online indexage 64y 2m 9dBeulah Ninde, aggressive, talented wife of Judge Ninde could be considered one of Fort Wayne's leading suffragettes. The Nindes served as "cond...
  • Moses 'Page' Moon (1842 - 1892)
    Moses Page Moon, son of Moses Moon and Dorcas Page, was b. in Granger, Medina Co., Ohio on Sept. 10, 1842. "He was raised on a farm and received the benefit of a common-school education. He was united ...
  • Moses Moon (1803 - 1879)
    Moses Moon, son of Jesse Moon, was b. in Brandon, Rutland Co., Vermont on May 27, 1803. He married with DORCAS PAGE on Nov. 5, 1835 in Vermont. Shortly after their marriage they removed to Medina Co., ...

The Underground Railroad was an informal network of secret routes and safe houses used by 19th-century black slaves in the United States to escape to free states and Canada with the aid of abolitionists who were sympathetic to their cause.

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