Pronunciation: (blak'wul, -wel"), [key]
1. Antoinette Louisa (Brown), 1825–1921, U.S. clergywoman, abolitionist, and women's-rights activist.
2. Elizabeth, 1821–1910, U.S. physician, born in England: first woman physician in the U.S.
3. Henry Brown, 1825?–1909, U.S. editor, abolitionist, and suffragist, born in England (husband of Lucy Stone).
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