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Samuel Joseph May
b.12 SEP 1797 Boston, MA
 
m. 28 DEC 1784
  1. Charles May1785 - 1786
  2. Catherine May1786 -
  3. Charles May1788 -
  4. Louisa May1789 - 1791
  5. Eliza Sewall May1790 - 1791
  6. Louisa May1792 - 1828
  7. Samuel Joseph May1794 - 1795
  8. Edward May1795 - 1802
  9. Samuel Joseph May1796 - 1797
  10. Samuel Joseph May1797 -
  11. Elizabeth Sewall May1798 -
  12. Abigail May1800 - Abt 1877
  13. Louisa Caroline Greenwood May1810 -
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Name Samuel Joseph May
Gender Male
Birth? 12 SEP 1797 Boston, MA
Reference Number? 03-1308x


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Samuel Joseph May (September 12, 1797 – July 1, 1871) a radical American reformer during the nineteenth century, championed multiple reform movements including education, women’s rights, and abolitionism. He was born on September 12, 1797 in an upper class Boston area. May was the son of Colonel Joseph May, a merchant, and Dorothy Sewell, who was descended from or connected to many of the leading families of colonial Massachusetts, including the Quincys and the Hancocks. His sister was Abby May Alcott, mother of novelist Louisa May Alcott. In 1825, he married Lucretia Flagge Coffin with whom he had five children. The oldest died as a toddler, but May saw this event as a sacrifice he had to make for the purity of his own soul.

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  1.   Samuel Joseph May, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. (Online: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.).