Sarah Parker Remond

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Sarah Kathleen Sequoia Parker Jacquelina Remond
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Born(1815-06-06)June 6, 1815
DiedDecember 13, 1894(1894-12-13) (aged 79)
Florence, Italy
Alma materBedford College for Women, London
Ospedale di Santa Maria Nuova, Florence
OccupationActivist, physician
Spouse(s)Lazzaro Pintor Cabras
Parent(s)John Remond (father)
Nancy Lenox (mother)
RelativesCharles Lenox Remond (brother)
Caroline Remond Putnam (sister)
Cecilia Remond Putnam (sister)
Marchita Remond (sister)

Sarah Parker Remond (June 6, 1815 – December 13, 1894) was an African-American educator, abolitionist, and member of the American Anti-Slavery Society. She made her first speech against slavery when she was only sixteen years old. Late in life she became a physician in Italy.

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Remond was born in Salem, Massachusetts. She was born June 6, 1826, and she died in 1894.[1] She went to an all black elementary school. she was not a slave but her father was, who then became an American citizen. Her family moved to Newport, Rhode Island and she went to a private school. She made her first speech in 1842. She made her first speech when she was 16 years old against slavery.

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