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William "the Quaker" Garrett MP (1643 - 1724)

"William /Garat*/", "William /Garrett/", "William (the Quaker) /Garrett/"

William (the Quaker) Garrett Born in Hose, Leicestershire, England; married and moved to Harby, Leicestershire, England; then immigrated to America in 1684 after purchasing 203 acres of land. His son...

9/13/2007 4/23/2017

Rev. Billious Pond MP (1781 - 1874)

Billious Pond was born June 26, 1781, in Northbury, now Plymouth, Litchfield County, Conn. Billious Pond, son of Bartholomew, married Rhoda Orton and continued to reside in the home after his father's ...

3/11/2009 4/12/2017

Son of Reverend John Rankin and guide of fugitive slaves at Ripley Ohio maybe in old red oak Cemetery.

9/8/2008 4/10/2017

Jay Slater MP (1795 - 1860)

Jay Slater, a farmer, was born on February 25, 1795, in Massachusetts. He was married on March 12, 1826, in Sangamon County, to Lucretia Carman, who was born in 1806, in New York. Jay Slat­er was a con...

7/6/2011 3/19/2017

William Heaton Childs MP (1807 - 1885)

William H. Childs , second son of Dea. Aaron and Lucy Ward Child, b. in Livonia, Livingston Co., N. Y., April 1, 1807, m. 1st, April 15, 1828, Miss Laura Amsden of Phelps, Ontario Co., N. Y; m. 2d, Sep...

11/30/2008 3/10/2017

James Shelton Smedley MP (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...

12/11/2016 12/11/2016

Judge Lindley Murray Ninde MP (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

9/2/2016 9/2/2016

Beulah Coffin Ninde MP (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...

9/2/2016 9/2/2016

Moses 'Page' Moon MP (1842 - 1892)

"Page", "M.P."

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 ...

9/28/2012 9/1/2016

Moses Moon MP (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., ...

9/28/2012 9/1/2016

Lewis Thompson MP (1807 - 1866)

His grandfather, John Thompson, came with his brothers and mother, Elizabeth (McGraudy) Thompson from Ireland in the mid 1700's after the death of her husband, Hugh. John's home in Bucks County is a hi...

1/17/2009 8/11/2016

Rosanna Thompson MP (1808 - 1894)

Rosanna was the daughter of John and Rosanna (Cormack) Gordon. She first shows up in the church records of the Union Methodist Episcopal Church in 1824 when she was accepted as a member. She's listed t...

1/17/2009 8/11/2016

Elizabeth Bradford MP (1812 - 1891)

3/31/2013 6/30/2016

Arthur Bullus Bradford MP (1810 - 1899)

In 1861, President Abraham Lincoln appointed Bradford as US consul to Amoy (present-day Xiamen), which, after the Opium Wars of 1839–42, was one of the first ports to be opened to foreign trade (partic...

3/31/2013 6/12/2016

Arthur Benjamin Bradford MP (1846 - 1932)

6/12/2016 6/12/2016

Samuel Woods Trimble MP (1813 - 1854)

Samuel W. Trimble, came from Cumberland county, Pennsyl- vania, to Kno'X county, Ohio, in 1839, ^^'^ here he spent the remainder of his days, passing away in death in 1855, at the age of forty-one ...

10/16/2010 5/20/2016

General William 'Bill' McIntire MP (1799 - 1852)


His home was a station on the Underground Railroad. Nathaniel Kirkpatrick: on the Underground Railroad and helped conduct slaves from Gen. Wm. McIntire's home to Joseph W. Rothrock at Mt. Leigh, no...

4/20/2016 5/8/2016

Nathaniel Kirkpatrick MP (1816 - 1886)

Birth: May 30, 1816 Adams County Ohio, USA Death: Jun. 20, 1886 Adams County Ohio, USA Nathaniel was born on a farm on Graces Run in Adams County, Ohio to Adam & Rosannah (Patton) Kirkpatrick. Na...

6/5/2014 5/8/2016

Alexander Nesbit Beatty MP (1797 - 1878)

Underground Railroad "agent" or "stationkeeper" Notes on Alexander Nesbit Beatty Notes Information from Larry Patrick Cornwell Alexander and Margaret moved to Fayette County in 1825 and settled in ...

12/28/2010 4/28/2016

William James Hayes MP (1795 - 1849)

William Hayes was born on November 9, 1795, the son of Henry Hayes (1762-1823) and Mary Ann (Molly) Ferris(s). Little is known of his life prior to his marriage to Anna Johnston (1800-1861) on November...

4/3/2016 4/3/2016

Ephraim Sharp MP (1815 - 1898)

ID: I32 Name: Ephraim SHARP Surname: SHARP Given Name: Ephraim Sex: M Birth: 30 Jul 1815 in Hamilton, Ohio Death: 17 Nov 1898 in Evening Shade, Sharp, Arkansas Burial: Hibarger Cem, Str...

10/22/2008 3/26/2016

Barney Launcelot Ford MP (1822 - 1902)

"The Black Baron of Colorado"

Colorado Pioneer, former slave and innkeeper. Colorado’s first great African-American was born a slave and is best known for his work to improve civil rights in early Colorado history. Joining the ...

2/29/2016 2/29/2016

Enoch Morris Matson MP (1816 - 1897)

Biography Written as recorded: Married by Esquire Workean, a Quaker. Buried in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, located just outside of DeWeese and is in Nuchollis County where husb and wife are buried. Bot...

2/10/2016 2/11/2016

John Bowen (Ralph Wm Peacock) MP (1801 - 1867)

"name was changed from: Ralph", "William", "Peacock"

First American Postmaster in San Antonio. Ran underground railroad until caught and almost lynched. John Bowen, merchant and city official was born Ralph William Peacock to one of the early families ...

3/16/2008 12/21/2015

Pvt. Cyrus Packard MP (1796 - 1860)

War of 1812 He was a (Pvt) (Ryerson's) Regiment Massachusetts Militia. Find a Grave

11/4/2015 11/4/2015

Samuel D Burris MP (1813 - 1863)

Samuel D. Burris (1813 – December 3, 1863) was an African-American member of the Underground Railroad. Burris was born in Willow Grove, Delaware in 1813.[2] Samuel was a free black man in a time ...

11/4/2015 11/4/2015

Catherine Huldah Merriam MP (1803 - 1882)

Catherine Huldah Merriam (born Tupper), 1803 - 1882 Catherine Huldah Merriam (born Tupper) was born on January 5 1803, in Marietta, Washington, Ohio, United States, to Col. Benjamin Tupper and Mart...

10/25/2015 10/25/2015

Cyrus Merriam MP (1793 - 1873)

10/25/2015 10/25/2015

Arunah Clark MP (1759 - 1817)

e was a direct descendant of Sabbath Clark of Tarvin, Cheshire, England (1587 - 1663)and of Sabbath's son Daniel (1622 - 1710). Daniel Clark immigrated from England to Massachusetts Bay Colony in 163...

10/16/2008 10/25/2015

Lt. Col. Allen Allensworth MP (1842 - 1914)

Allen Allensworth (7 April 1842 – 14 September 1914), born into slavery, escaped and became a Union soldier; later he became a Baptist minister and educator, and was appointed as a chaplain in the Un...

9/18/2008 9/20/2015

William Alonzo Hickok MP (1801 - 1852)


Son of Oliver Otis Hickok & Chloe(Dewey)Hickok. William Alonzo Hickok was the father of James Butler "Wild Bill" Hickok. The family farm in Homer, Illinois (now Troy Grove, Illinois) was used in th...

2/15/2007 9/4/2015

Thomas Lonsdale Gray MP (1815 - 1899)

“As these people concealed slaves during the day and smuggled them to other stations at night, they had many amusing and exciting adventures. Gray once started to Roseville with three slaves and realiz...

8/5/2015 8/6/2015

Affadilla Moody MP (1808 - 1876)


"Affadilla Deaver was a conductor on the Underground Railroad in Morgan County, Ohio. Deaver, whose maiden name was Moody, was born in Lisbon, Maine on February 24, 1808 (also reported as February 22...

11/28/2008 8/6/2015

John Cook MP (1796 - 1864)

Biography : Although John Cook was the eighth of twelve children of Joseph and Mary (Herbert) Cook, only six of these children lived to full maturity: Ann, John, Joseph, Uriah, Mary, and Peter. Of th...

6/22/2015 6/23/2015

Joseph Porter Eastman MP (1805 - 1888)

Joseph Eastman was a conductor on the Underground Railroad.

10/11/2008 6/13/2015

Civil War Veteren : Affiiliation; Union Rank: Pvt. Co.: D Reg.: 34th Iowa Infantry Biography Jacob Bovey Garbison (b. December 27, 1834, d. January 23, 1892) Jacob Bovey Garbison45 was bo...

3/18/2009 6/7/2015

Eli Mendinhall MP (b. - 1834)

Station Master on the Underground Railroad: The Life and Letters of Thomas ... By James A. McGowan page 46 His father Benjamin and uncle Isaac, are credited with changing the spelling of the fami...

5/28/2015 5/28/2015

Charles Turner Torrey MP (1813 - 1846)

Charles Turner Torrey (November 21, 1813 - May 9, 1846) was a leading American abolitionist. Although he has been largely lost to history until recently, he made major contributions to the freeing of...

4/24/2015 4/24/2015

Laura Smith Haviland MP (1808 - 1898)

Laura Smith Haviland (December 20, 1808- April 20, 1898) was an American abolitionist, suffragette, and social reformer. She was an important figure in the history of the Underground Railroad. Mrs....

9/23/2013 3/27/2015

Robert Commons MP (1748 - 1837)

Robert Commons was the eldest of five sons of William Commons & Sarah Scarlett. In 1750 he immigrated to Chester County, Pennsylvania, with his parents. On 11, 16, 1780, at New Garden Meeting, Chester ...

9/2/2008 3/22/2015

Dr. Ingalls Kittredge MP (1769 - 1856)

From Municipal History of Essex County in Massachusetts, Volume 2 edited by Benjamin F. Arrington Physicians of Beverly - Among the most noted medical men in early days in Beverly was Dr Ingalls Ki...

1/4/2014 3/20/2015

Oren Cravath MP (1806 - 1874)

Orin Cravath, of French Huguenot ancestry, was one of three men to form an abolition party in Homer, New York. He also used his home as a station on the Underground Railroad.

3/20/2015 3/20/2015

John Todd MP (1818 - 1894)

) John Todd (November 10, 1818 – January 31, 1894) was a U.S. Congregationalist minister, co-founder of Tabor College in Tabor, Iowa, a leading abolitionist and a ‘conductor’ on the Underground Railr...

3/19/2015 3/19/2015

Julie Ann Wilbur MP (1815 - 1895)

3/16/2015 3/16/2015

Edwin Harroun MP (deceased)

from the historical marker in Sylvania, Lucas County, Ohio: The David and Clarissa Harroun family migrated to Sylvania in 1835 and built their home, and in 1858 the barn, on this site. Four generatio...

3/15/2015 3/15/2015

Clarissa Harroun MP (deceased)

from the historical marker in Sylvania, Lucas County, Ohio: The David and Clarissa Harroun family migrated to Sylvania in 1835 and built their home, and in 1858 the barn, on this site. Four generatio...

10/2/2009 3/15/2015

David Harroun, III MP (1798 - 1868)

from the historical marker in Sylvania, Lucas County, Ohio: The David and Clarissa Harroun family migrated to Sylvania in 1835 and built their home, and in 1858 the barn, on this site. Four generatio...

10/2/2009 3/15/2015

Robbins Burrell MP (1799 - 1877)

Robbins Burrell (1799-1877) married Eliza Brigham (1801-1870) in 1825 and carried on the management of the Burrell Homestead after his father’s death. Robbins was active in the Abolition Movement by op...

3/12/2015 3/12/2015

John Campbell MP (1808 - 1891)

John Campbell (1808-1891) John Campbell, the founder of Ironton, Ohio envisioned a large manufacturing town springing up in a short time in an 1849 letter to a cousin. Campbell had about $1,000 in ...

2/23/2015 3/11/2015

Uriah Seeley MP (1791 - 1877)


from historical marker in Painesville, Lake County, Ohio: Built in 1819, this classic Greek Revival style colonial is attributed to the works of master builder and architect Jonathon Goldsmith. Golds...

3/11/2015 3/11/2015

Benjamin Shotwell Lundy MP (1789 - 1839)

The nineteenth-century movement to abolish slavery in the United States had many notable leaders. One of the earliest abolitionists was Benjamin Lundy (1789–1839), a Quaker who founded the Union Humane...

2/13/2009 3/10/2015

George Luther Stearns MP (1809 - 1867)

from Wikipedia: George L. Stearns was born in Medford, Massachusetts on January 8, 1809, the eldest son and second child of Luther and Mary Hall Stearns. He was a member of the early Stearns family, ...

3/9/2015 3/9/2015

John VanZandt, Abolitionist MP (1791 - 1847)

Abolitionist. John Van Sandt was born in Fleming County, Kentucky about twenty miles south of the Ohio River. He was the son of Elisha and Margaret Crawford Van Zandt. His father was a Revolutionary ...

2/4/2014 3/6/2015

Col. William Hubbard MP (1787 - 1863)

Built in the 1840s by William and Catharine Hubbard and known as "Mother Hubbard's Cupboard" or "The Great Emporium" by fugitive slaves, the Hubbard House was an important terminus on the fabled Underg...

3/4/2015 3/4/2015

Catharine Hubbard MP (1786 - d.)

Built in the 1840s by William and Catharine Hubbard and known as "Mother Hubbard's Cupboard" or "The Great Emporium" by fugitive slaves, the Hubbard House was an important terminus on the fabled Underg...

3/4/2015 3/4/2015

Betsey Mix Cowles MP (1810 - 1876)

Betsey Mix Cowles dedicated her life to fighting slavery and improving the status of women. Her desire for a formal education led her to Oberlin College, where she completed two years of study in 1840....

3/4/2015 3/4/2015

John Hunn, Sr. MP (1818 - 1894)

In 1845 he assisted Samuel Hawkins in the escape of his family from slavery in Maryland. Along with Thomas Garrett, he was convicted and fined in 1848 by the U.S. District Court, presided over by U.S. ...

4/19/2013 2/25/2015

Stephen Blanchard, IV MP (1784 - 1856)

Stephen Blanchard Birth: Aug. 24, 1784 Maine, USA Death: Nov. 6, 1856 Shelby County Ohio, USA Stephen Blanchard 1850 Census Cynthian, Shelby, Ohio Stephen Blanchard 66, farmer Christina Blancha...

4/4/2013 1/10/2015

Solomon Pepper Snow, Rev. MP (1811 - 1886)

Rev. Solomon Snow- Minister at Methodist Church, East Harwich , Massachusetts. Also spent time Preaching the Gospel at Osterville, East Dennis-Myricville(Berkley)-Rehoboth,Middleborough,Wesport Point-M...

12/28/2012 12/21/2014

Capt. Austin Bearse MP (1808 - 1881)

Massachusetts Anti Slavery Society 1850- Vigilance Committee Boston 1850-1861- Captain - Ships- "Wild Pigeon"- "Moby Dick"- Ships Captain That Took MANY former escaped Slaves To freedom in Canada and U...

12/20/2014 12/20/2014

Jerusha Bird MP (c.1787 - c.1875)

Ran Taunton, Massachusetts Underground Railroad station. .

12/19/2014 12/20/2014

Elijah Bird MP (1783 - c.1842)

Ardent Abolitionist and Humanitarians. Ran The Underground Railroad from Fall River , Massachuetts up thru The Taunton River North to Taunton, Massachusetts and on Northwood using other Quaker Relative...

12/19/2014 12/20/2014

Dr. Basil Biggs MP (1818 - 1906)

From Quest for Freedom BASIL BIGGS, UNDERGROUND RAILROAD AGENT: HIS STORY Basil Biggs was born in Maryland in 1819. His mother died when he was four, leaving Biggs to be hired out to work for other...

10/3/2014 10/3/2014

Henry Lee Morey, US Congress MP (1841 - 1902)

Henry Lee Morey US Congressman. William Morey in his early life was a hatter and to buy furs he occasionally visited New Orleans, where he witnessed the workings of slavery. He abhorred what he saw...

8/18/2012 9/21/2014

Julia Archibald Holmes MP (1838 - 1887)

On August 5, 1858, 20-year-old Julia Archibald Holmes reached the lofty 14,115-foot summit of Pikes Peak, perhaps the most famous mountain in the United States. Not only did Miss Holmes become the firs...

1/29/2014 7/17/2014

Henry G. Ludlow MP (1797 - 1867)

Henry G. Ludlow (1797-1867) was an American minister and abolitionist, and one of those who worked with the New York Amistad Committee. He was a divinity student at Yale and then minister of the Fi...

5/24/2014 5/24/2014

Rachel Garrett MP (1792 - 1868)

From Find A Grave Memorial # 16635235: Rachel was active with her husband in the Underground Railroad movement, and their home was one of the stops on the way to freedom for hundreds of slaves. One t...

2/4/2013 10/11/2013

Thomas Garrett MP (1789 - 1871)

Parents: Thomas & Sarah (Price) Garrett. Thomas & Margaret (Sharpless) Garrett were married in 1813 and to this union 5 children were born. Margaret died in 1828. In 1830 Thomas married Rachel Menden...

7/28/2009 10/11/2013

Sarah Pownall MP (1796 - 1852)

"Sarah Ann Henderson"

Her son in law George Steele wrote in 1918: "Mrs. Sarah Pownall was the best and most capable woman I ever knew". Read the story here: Reminiscences of the Christiana riot From Bloody Dawn : The Chri...

9/18/2007 8/13/2013

Isaac Tatem Hopper (b. Deptford, New Jersey, December 3, 1771, d. New York City, May 7, 1852) was an American abolitionist who is known as the father of the underground railroad. Links Isaac T....

12/1/2012 8/9/2013

Philander Raymond MP (1794 - 1868)

Philander Raymond, was born on March 9, 1794 at Sherburne, Chenango County, New York and died at his residence, at Locust Grove in Bowling Green, Plain Township, Wood County, Ohio on December 2, 1868 a...

7/16/2013 7/16/2013

Life and travels of Addison Coffin, written by himself – Addison Coffin, Ida Coffin Doan Quaker, Pioneer, Teacher, Abolitionist, Traveler and Explorer, Author, ran "Immigrant trains" to the west

5/1/2011 6/13/2013

Vestal Coffin MP (1792 - 1826)

Levi Coffin credits Vestal Coffin with organizing the underground railroad in 1819 near present day Guilford College. Levi and Vestal were charter members of the North Carolina Manumission Society. S...

1/2/2009 6/13/2013

James Donaldson Liggett MP (1821 - 1897)

James Donaldson Liggett (John, William (Sr.) was born 09 Dec 1821 in Warren County, Ohio, and died 13 Nov 1897 in Detroit, Michigan. He married Jeannette Chestnut McMillan 19 Apr 1848 in Xenia Greene C...

6/9/2013 6/9/2013

Rev. Alexander Dobbin MP (1742 - 1809)

Reverend Alexander Dobbin, who built the Dobbin House, Gettysburg PA's oldest, most historic home, was an early frontier pioneer who helped settle and civilize the area. Born in Ireland in 1742, he gre...

5/23/2008 4/22/2013

Col. Samuel Newitt Wood MP (1825 - 1891)

"The Fighting Quaker"

Samuel Newitt Wood (December 30, 1825 – June 23, 1891) was an American attorney and politician. Wood represented Chase, Morris, and Madison counties in the Kansas Territorial Legislature in 1860 ...

4/17/2013 4/17/2013

Charles Augustus Wheaton MP (1809 - 1882)

Charles Augustus Wheaton (1809 – 1882) was a businessman and major figure in the central New York state abolitionist movement and Underground Railroad, as well as other progressive causes. He was one...

8/1/2010 1/25/2013

Reverend George B. Hitchcock MP (1812 - 1872)

Reverend George Beckwith Hitchcock (1812–1872) was an American involved in housing slaves on their way to freedom. His house in Lewis, Iowa, now a National Historic Landmark, was part of the Undergro...

10/5/2010 1/7/2013

Charles V. Dyer MP (1808 - 1878)

Charles Volney Dyer (December 6, 1808 in Vermont--April 24, 1878) was a prominent Chicago Abolitionist and Stationmaster on the Underground Railroad. Early life Charles was born in Clarendon,...

1/20/2010 1/6/2013

Lydia Hamilton Smith MP (1815 - 1884)

Lydia Hamilton Smith (1813 - 1884) from Wikipedia Thaddeus Stevens never married though his 23-year relationship (1845-1868) with his widowed quadroon housekeeper, Lydia Hamilton Smith (1813-18...

11/17/2012 12/9/2012

Anna R. Murray-Douglass MP (1813 - 1882)

Anna Murray-Douglass (1813–1882) was an American abolitionist, member of the underground railroad, and the first wife of American social reformer and statesman Frederick Douglass, from 1838 to her de...

7/8/2007 12/8/2012

Thaddeus Stevens MP (1792 - 1868)

"the great commoner.dictator of house"

Thaddeus Stevens (April 4, 1792 – August 11, 1868), of Pennsylvania, was a Republican leader and one of the most powerful members of the United States House of Representatives. As chairman of the House...

6/22/2012 11/17/2012

Jason BULL MP (1795 - 1861)

Alonson Bull and his brother Jason were abolitionists, Jason serving as a “conductor” on the Underground Railroad from Clinton Chapel at 3100 North High Street. Jason’s photograph is in the Wilbur H. S...

5/22/2009 11/15/2012

Asa Townsend MP (1824 - 1900)

According to Professor Wilbur Siebert of Ohio State University, Asa and his half-brother William (along with several other members of the Owl Creek Society of Friends) were active participants in the U...

11/14/2012 11/14/2012

William Townsend MP (1809 - 1892)

According to Professor Wilbur Siebert of Ohio State University, William and his half-brother Asa (along with several other members of the Owl Creek Society of Friends) were active participants in the U...

11/14/2012 11/14/2012

Thomas Townsend MP (1781 - 1859)

Thomas Townsend located on the A. M. Townsend property, one and one-half miles north of Fredericktown in 1808. He was one of the Friends from Maryland, and true to his Quaker principles, kept a station...

11/14/2012 11/14/2012

Edward Adams MP (1797 - d.)

Edward Adams and his brother George ran an Underground Railroad "station" from their mill at what later became known as Adams Mills, Ohio. The Underground Railroad operation conducted by G. W. Adams an...

11/13/2012 11/13/2012

George Willison Adams MP (1799 - 1879)

Born in Fauquier County, Virginia, in 1799 to George Beal Adams and his wife Anna Turner, George Willison Adams (or G.W. as he was called) was one of thirteen children. His father was a plantation owne...

10/16/2008 11/13/2012

Moses Cheney MP (1793 - 1875)

Moses Cheney (January 31, 1793 – July 17, 1875) was an abolitionist, printer and legislator from New Hampshire. Cheney was born in 1793 in Thornton, New Hampshire. Cheney entered the paper printi...

11/7/2012 11/7/2012

Allen Barnes Mayhew MP (1826 - 1862)

Allen Mayhew and his wife, Barbara Ann Kagy, created a cave under their cabin in Nebraska City, Nebraska to be used by fugitive slaves as a station of the Underground Railroad. Today the Mayhew Cabin...

10/27/2012 10/27/2012

Barbara Ann Mayhew (Kagey) MP (1833 - 1882)

Barbara Ann Kagy and her husband Allen Mayhew created a cave under their cabin in Nebraska City, Nebraska to be used by fugitive slaves as a station of the Underground Railroad. Today the Mayhew Cabi...

10/27/2012 10/27/2012

John Henry Kagi MP (1835 - 1859)

John Henry Kagi, also spelled John Henrie Kagi (March 15, 1835 – October 17, 1859), was an American attorney, abolitionist and second in command to John Brown in Brown's failed raid on Harper's Ferry...

10/27/2012 10/27/2012

Charles Henry Langston MP (1817 - 1892)

Charles Henry Langston (1817–1892), was an American abolitionist and political activist born free in Louisa County, Virginia, the son of a wealthy planter who provided for his education and ensured h...

7/12/2009 10/26/2012

Emily Howland MP (1827 - 1929)

Suffragist, Abolotionist, Philanthropist. Emily Howland dedicated her life to women's rights, the abolition of slavery, and education. Committed to providing education for African-Americans, she taught...

10/20/2012 10/20/2012

Hannah Howland MP (1807 - 1867)

:'Abolitionist and Suffragist. Hannah (Tallcot) Howland, along with her husband Slocum, was an early advocate for women's suffrage and a prominent abolition. Slocum and Hannah Howland's home in Sherwoo...

10/20/2012 10/20/2012

Slocum Howland MP (1794 - 1881)

A Quaker, Howland's reputation grew as a notable social reformer. He advocated women's suffrage, prohibition, and the abolition of slavery. A leader in the movement, his home in Sherwood often served a...

10/29/2010 10/20/2012

Alanson T. Work MP (1799 - 1879)

Alanson Work opposed slavery and was an active abolitionist and Union supporter. His family's home became a stop on the Underground Railroad, assisting runaway slaves to freedom in Canada, for which he...

9/2/2012 9/2/2012

Henry C. Work MP (1832 - 1884)

Henry Clay Work (October 1, 1832 – June 8, 1884) was an American composer and songwriter. Biography He was born in Middletown, Connecticut, to Alanson and Amelia (Forbes) Work. His father o...

9/2/2012 9/2/2012

Thomas Porter MP (1800 - 1891)

Thomas Porter was a conductor on the Underground Railroad. Sources:

8/24/2012 8/24/2012

William Morey MP (1801 - 1872)

William Morey was an abolitionist and a conductor of the underground railroad. Sources: Son of William & Anda Martin Morey; married Derexa Whitcomb on May 6, 1824 in Preble County, Ohio; fa...

8/18/2012 8/19/2012