Abolitionist: somebody who advocated for the abolition, or legal end, of enslavement
Daughters of the American Revolution: a genealogical organization founded in 1890 for female descendants of Revolutionary War veterans.
Actual daughters of the revolution: A member of the Daughters of the American Revolution whose father fought in the American Revolution.
Narragansett: An Indigenous nation whose traditional territory is in what is now Rhode Island. During the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries many Narragansett wound up in Massachusett due to enslavement, indentured servitude, or in search of paid work. Learn more about the contemporary Narragansett tribe
Penobscot: An Indigenous whose traditional territory stretches from what is now Maine into Canada. Like the Narragansett, many Penobscot wound up in Massachusetts due to enslavement, indentured servitude, or in search of paid work during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Learn more about the contemporary Penobscot Nation