Tribute to Martha Wright

 

Martha Wright

 

Boston, MA

 

Boston, MA

 

White

 

Quaker

 

Thomas Coffin

 

Anna Folger

 

David Wright

 

Marianna Pelham - 1825 Eliza Wright - 1830 Tallman Wright - 1832 Ellen Wright - 1840 William P. Wright - 1842 Frank Wright - 1844 Charles Wright - 1848

 

Sarah Coffin - 1790 Lucretia Coffin -1793 (m. James Mott) Eliza Coffin - 1794 (m. Benjamin Yarnall) Thomas Mayhew Coffin - 1798 Mary Coffin - 1800 (m. Solomon Temple)

 

Quaker Elementary Schools in Philadelphia Westtown Boarding School 1821-22

 

Taught at Brier Cliff School, Aurora, New York, 1827-29

 

American Anti-Slavery Society, National Woman Suffrage Association

 

One of five women who planned the first women's right convention held in Seneca Falls, New York, in July 1848. Presided over numerous women's rights and anti-slavery conventions. In 1874, was elected president of the National Woman Suffrage Association

 

Martha Coffin Pelham Wright (1806-1875) was six months pregnant with her seventh child when she worked in 1848 to plan the world's Women's Rights Convention, which is commemorated at the Women's Rights National Historical Park in Seneca Falls by her life-size statue, which shows her pregnant. In October 2007, she will be inducted into the National Women's Hall of Fame, represented at the ceremonies by her great-great-grandson, James Duane Livingston