Thursday, May 30, 2024

Randy's Cousins -- 6th Cousin 3x Removed Susan B. Anthony (1820-1906), the Famous Social Reformer and Women's Rights Activist

 This week's famous cousin is my 6th cousin 3x removed Susan Brownell Anthony (1820-1906), the famous social reformer and women's rights activist.

Here is her FamilySearch Family Tree short biography:

When Susan Brownell Anthony was born on 15 February 1820, in Adams, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Daniel Anthony, was 26 and her mother, Lucy Read, was 26. She lived in Battenville, Washington, New York, United States in 1826 and Gates, Monroe, New York, United States for about 10 years. She died on 13 March 1906, in Rochester, Monroe, New York, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Mount Hope Cemetery, Rochester, Monroe, New York, United States.

The Wikipedia profile for Susan B. Anthony is here.  

Susan B. Anthony (born Susan Anthony; February 15, 1820 – March 13, 1906) was an American social reformer and women's rights activist who played a pivotal role in the women's suffrage movement. Born into a Quaker family committed to social equality, she collected anti-slavery petitions at the age of 17. In 1856, she became the New York state agent for the American Anti-Slavery Society

Here is the Relative Finder chart showing my relationship to Susan B. Anthony:

My most recent common ancestors with 6th cousin 3x removed cousin Susan Brownell Anthony are my 8th great-grandparents Edward Thurston (1616-1706) and Elizabeth Mott (1629-1694)..

Are you related to Susan Brownell Anthony?  Check out her profile on the FamilySearch Family TreeFamilySearch Family Tree and click the "View Relationship" link at the top of the page.  Note that you have to have your profile connected to the FamilySearch Family Tree in order for this to work.

This shows that you never know to whom you might be related!!!  I'm having lots of Genealogy Fun.  Click here to see all of my famous cousins.


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