Abigail Bush

Abigail Bush

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Abigail Norton Bush (ca. 1810 - ca. 1899) was an abolitionist in Rochester, New York known for her early involvement in the women's rights movement. Bush served as president of the second women's rights convention in Rochester, 1848 immediately following the first Seneca Falls Convention, and thus became the first American woman to serve as president of a women's rights convention. Abigail Norton was born about 1810, attended the orthodox First Presbyterian Church in Rochester, New York, and helped her mother with charitable works. In 1831, she converted to become a "Brick Church perfectionist" in the wake of popular evangelical revival meetings featuring Charles Grandison Finney. After conversion, she attended the Second Presbyterian Church, known as the "Brick Church," and worked with the Rochester Female Charitable Society, an organization that provided care for the poor and ill.show more

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  • Paperback | 136 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 209g
  • Fidel
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136659492
  • 9786136659497