Antoinette Louisa Brown

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Antoinette Louisa Brown was born in Henrietta, New York back in 1825 to Joseph and Abby. It is noted as early as three she was highly intelligent. She graduated from Monroe County Academy shortly after she began to teach school. After four years she had saved enough money to enroll at Oberlin College in Ohio. She graduated in 1847 with a bachelor’s degree.

After graduation, she wrote for Frederick Douglass’ abolitionist paper The North Star. She also gave speeches at the World’s Temperance Convention. In 1856, she married Samuel. She did domestic responsibilities for the family and began to write for women’s rights movement.

In 1860, at the National Woman’s Rights Convention she engaged in a heated debate about divorce with her colleagues and contemporaries Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Day Stanton.

Oberlin College awarded her an honorary Master’s and Doctoral degree. She died in 1921, she was 96.

What you may not know about Antoinette Brown Blackwell is that she was the first woman to be ordained as a mainstream Protestant minister in the United States.

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Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Franklin, MA
Marketing Agent for The Todaro Team

Good morning, James Dray Antoinette Louisa Brown was a trailblazer for females in the world of religion.... now, to see a female priest.... the time has come!

Mar 16, 2019 03:01 AM #1
Grant Schneider
Performance Development Strategies - Armonk, NY
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Good morning James - she really did lead the way as many women are now ordain pastors in mainline protestant denominations.

Mar 16, 2019 03:57 AM #2
Sheila Anderson
Referral Group Incorporated - East Brunswick, NJ
The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133

Good morning again James. What a great read this morning. Such am impressive woman.

Mar 16, 2019 04:38 AM #3
Raymond E. Camp
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services - Ontario, NY
Licensed Real Estate Salesperson Greater Rochester

Good morning James,

The word of God that many preach but do not practice.

Make yourself an astonishing day.

Mar 16, 2019 05:03 AM #4
Donald Urschalitz
One World Realty Inc. - Jupiter, FL
P.A. Realtor ABR RSPS North Palm Beach County

She was a trailblazer in her time.

Mar 16, 2019 05:44 AM #5
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Good morning James. Gotta love those who blaze the trail for others to follow! Enjoy your day!

Mar 16, 2019 06:34 AM #6
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS
RE/MAX Northwest. - Tacoma, WA
Tacoma Washington Agent/Broker & Market Authority!

You always find the best of the best to tell us about James Dray 

Mar 16, 2019 07:22 AM #7
Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

Good morning, James - the world continues to evolve because of people who made efforts in the past. It's truly an example of one step at a time.

Mar 16, 2019 08:56 AM #8
Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

Hello James,  One again another first in history for us here in the rain to learn from.


Mar 16, 2019 09:45 AM #9
Sheri Sperry - MCNE®
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Sedona, AZ
(928) 274-7355 ~ YOUR Solutions REALTOR®

HI James Dray - Antoinette was very accomplished in her day. 

Mar 16, 2019 11:23 AM #10
Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy


Those protestants were way ahead of the curve!  Thanks for this fascinating info.  A

Mar 16, 2019 12:17 PM #11
Kathy Streib
Room Service Home Staging - Delray Beach, FL
Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224

Hi James- cheers to her!!!!! I couldn't have been easy for her either!!

Mar 16, 2019 03:05 PM #12
Debe Maxwell, CRS | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods

I enjoyed the history lesson James. She persevered though much to reach her goals.

Mar 16, 2019 03:46 PM #13
Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties

It is an understatement that she was ahead of her time and a true pioneer.

Mar 17, 2019 09:31 AM #14
Bob "RealMan" Timm
Ward County Notary Services - Minot, ND
Owner of Ward Co. Notary Services, retired Realtor

I'm always happy to hear about soul winners James Dray .

Mar 18, 2019 08:29 AM #15
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