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1795 – Martha Ellicott Tyson

Is born at the home of her parents, George and Elizabeth Ellicott, at Ellicott Mills. Martha would later write 2 significant books, The Settlement of Ellicott’s Mills and A Sketch of the Life of Benjamin Banneker. Both continue to provide valuable insights into her Quaker ancestors concerns for education, eldering and ministry, African Americans, and Native Americans.
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