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date: 20 September 2020

Sargent, Ellen Clarklocked

(1 July 1826–13 July 1911)
  • Paula Lichtenberg

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Sargent, Ellen Clark (1 July 1826–13 July 1911), suffragist and clubwoman, was born Ellen Swett Clark in Newburyport, Massachusetts, one of eight children of Amos Clark, a baker, and Rebecca Pearson Ingalls. Ellen’s formal education likely ended after primary school, because only boys could attend the town high school. Ellen Clark met Aaron Augustus Sargent at the Methodist Church in Newburyport in ...

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