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Hannah Farmer, Eliot 1823-1891

Hannah Farmer, Eliot 1823-1891

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Hannah Tobey Shapleigh Farmer (1823-1891) of Eliot was married to Moses Gerrish Farmer. Sarah Jane Farmer was their daughter. Hannah was a prominent philanthropist, involving herself with the abolitionist and feminist movements. Their home was a way station on the underground railway. Hannah founded "Rosemary," in Eliot, a retreat for unwed mothers and their children.

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