James Mott, Quaker

Happy birthday, James Mott (June 20, 1788 – Jan. 26, 1868)! ‪#‎Quaker‬. ‪#‎Hicksite‬. ‪#‎Pacifist‬. ‪#‎Abolitionist‬. ‪#‎Suffragist‬. Attended the founding meeting of the American Anti-Slavery Society in Philadelphia in 1833. Later he helped found the Pennsylvania Anti-Slavery Society with his wife, Quaker minister Lucretia (Coffin) Mott. In 1848 he chaired the Seneca Falls Convention, the first women’s rights convention, where Lucretia was the main speaker. Born in Cow Neck, Long Island, New York. Died in Brooklyn, New York. Buried in the Fair Hill Burial Ground, 9th & Cambria Streets, Philadelphia, alongside Lucretia.
~The Marginal Mennonite Society Heroes Series.

foto di Marginal Mennonite Society.