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Catherine Ann Fish Stebbins

(1823–1904) Catherine was involved in the abolition movement from a very young age and in 1848 was at the first Woman's Rights Convention, where she was an active participant and contributed a resolution to the Convention.

When the National Woman Suffrage Association (NWSA) was founded in 1861, Catherine joined. In 1871, she attempted to register to vote in Michigan, but was denied. She then went with Nannette B. Gardner, who was asserting her right to vote as a widow and a taxpayer. Nannette was given the right to vote, but Catherine was never able to register.

In 1880, Catherine was on the committee to work on The Woman's Bible, in addition to being in charge of the Detroit National Woman Suffrage Association convention.


Mount Hope Cemetery

Section M, Southwest 1/4 of Lot 142

1133 Mount Hope Avenue, Rochester, NY 14620

Monroe County

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