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Abby, Laurilla, and Mary Ann
The Heritage and Legacy of the Daughters of Two Hannah Hickoks, 1635–1906
by Louise Elizabeth Smith View author's profile page

Overview


Code for $25 off: ALMA23

Awarded 2022 First Prize in Genealogy/Family History Category by The Connecticut Society of Genealogists, Inc.

Abby, Laurilla, and Mary Ann presents two first cousins named Hannah as their Hickok family story unfolds through nearly three hundred years of Connecticut and United States history. Highlights include Abby and Julia Smith's letters and speeches advocating the right of women to vote.

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Additional Highlights:
• 1630s English migration which King Charles I caused by his unlawful ship tax, forced worship, and a bad economy
• The continued influence of the Bible, the Magna Carta, resistance to “taxation without representation”
• 1680s Ancient Woodbury, Connecticut • Indian and French-Indian Wars • Two Great Awakenings
• Revolutionary War: causes; first person accounts; Marquis de Lafayette; Rochambeau’s troops 
• Life in South Britain: Journals of David Hickok and his daughter Hannah (Smith)
• U.S. Declaration of Independence, Constitution, Bill of Rights, 13th–16th Amendments
• Advocates for girls’ education: Sarah Pierce and Emma Hart Willard
• Anti-Slavery effort: William Lloyd Garrison; Hannah Smith and daughters; La Amistad
• Abby Smith’s eight letters to her second cousin Mary Ann Eldred Austin
• A woman’s right to vote: Stanton, Anthony, Stone, Mott, Burr, Kelley
• Abby and Julia Smith of Glastonbury, CT: taxes, cows, and a woman’s right to vote

Book Features: 320 images (color interior); 1680s land deeds; detailed maps; 1769–1891 journals and letters;
original newspaper accounts and book excerpts; 330-year timeline and family trees; 14 pages of endnotes;
index with over 1,500 people, places, and events

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About the author


Louise Elizabeth Smith, a former school teacher, researches family history when she is not reading or in the kitchen baking. Abby, Laurilla, and Mary Ann is the sixth book published with the help of her husband Gary.

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Book details

Genre:HISTORY

Subgenre:United States / Colonial Period (1600-1775)

Language:English

Pages:356

Paperback ISBN:9780982637456


Overview


Code for $25 off: ALMA23

Awarded 2022 First Prize in Genealogy/Family History Category by The Connecticut Society of Genealogists, Inc.

Abby, Laurilla, and Mary Ann presents two first cousins named Hannah as their Hickok family story unfolds through nearly three hundred years of Connecticut and United States history. Highlights include Abby and Julia Smith's letters and speeches advocating the right of women to vote.

Read more

Description


Additional Highlights:
• 1630s English migration which King Charles I caused by his unlawful ship tax, forced worship, and a bad economy
• The continued influence of the Bible, the Magna Carta, resistance to “taxation without representation”
• 1680s Ancient Woodbury, Connecticut • Indian and French-Indian Wars • Two Great Awakenings
• Revolutionary War: causes; first person accounts; Marquis de Lafayette; Rochambeau’s troops 
• Life in South Britain: Journals of David Hickok and his daughter Hannah (Smith)
• U.S. Declaration of Independence, Constitution, Bill of Rights, 13th–16th Amendments
• Advocates for girls’ education: Sarah Pierce and Emma Hart Willard
• Anti-Slavery effort: William Lloyd Garrison; Hannah Smith and daughters; La Amistad
• Abby Smith’s eight letters to her second cousin Mary Ann Eldred Austin
• A woman’s right to vote: Stanton, Anthony, Stone, Mott, Burr, Kelley
• Abby and Julia Smith of Glastonbury, CT: taxes, cows, and a woman’s right to vote

Book Features: 320 images (color interior); 1680s land deeds; detailed maps; 1769–1891 journals and letters;
original newspaper accounts and book excerpts; 330-year timeline and family trees; 14 pages of endnotes;
index with over 1,500 people, places, and events

Read more

About the author


Louise Elizabeth Smith, a former school teacher, researches family history when she is not reading or in the kitchen baking. Abby, Laurilla, and Mary Ann is the sixth book published with the help of her husband Gary.

Read more
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