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14 feb 1784 Frances Keeling Valentine Allan
Frances [Fanny] Keeling Valentine Allan (14 feb 1784 – 28 feb 1829 | Richmond VA – Richmond VA) literary folk figure, E. A. Poe’s foster-mother / first teacher, taught Poe to read and write, gave Poe his middle name Allan | women.born.february @ susanpowersbourne.net
14 feb 1825 Sarah Louise Browning Knox-Goodrich
Sarah Louise Browning Knox-Goodrich (14 feb 1825 – 30 oct 1903 | Culpeper VA – San Jose CA) suffragist, political / women’s rights activist, commissioned Knox-Goodrich Building, Goodrich quarry provided stone for Stanford University construction | women.born.february © susanpowersbourne.net
14 feb 1847 Anna Howard Shaw
Anna Howard Shaw (14 feb 1847 – 02 jul 1919 | Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England – Moylan PA) orator, physician, suffragist, social reformer, women’s leader, autobiographical author, one of first ordained American female Methodist ministers | women.born.february © susanpowersbourne.net

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