Born: Nov 03, 1793 AD
Died: 1880 AD, at 86 years of age.
1793 - Born on January 3rd. Lucretia Mott was born Lucretia Coffin. She was raised in a Quaker community in Massachusetts, "thoroughly imbued with women's rights" (in her words).
1818 - She was serving as a minister in the Quacker religion.
1827 - She and her husband followed Elias Hicks in the "Great Separation", opposing the more evangelical and orthodox branch.
1840 - She was selected as a delegate to the World's Anti-Slavery Convention in London, which she found controlled by anti-slavery factions opposed to public speaking and action by women.
1848 - The co-organizer of Seneca Falls Convention with Elizabeth Cady Stanton.
1850 - Lucretia Mott was a key organizer in the broader-based convention for women's rights held in Rochester, New York, at the Unitarian Church.
- Elected as the first president of the American Equal Rights Convention after the end of the Civil War, Lucretia Mott strove a few years later to reconcile the two factions that split over the priorities between woman suffrage and black male suffrage.
1880 - Lucretia Mott died on November 11th, twelve years after her husband's death.
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