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First Woman Ordained

By October 9, 2003

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antoinette brown blackwellThe first woman in America known to be ordained as a minister, as well as a women's rights activist, Antoinette Brown married one of the Blackwell brothers -- the other married Lucy Stone, and Antoinette's new sisters-in-law included pioneer physicians Elizabeth Blackwell and Emily Blackwell.

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