- Item 6079 - Hannah Farmer, Eliot 1823-1891
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- Item 6079
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Hannah Tobey Shapleigh Farmer (1823-1891) of Eliot was married to Moses Gerrish Farmer.Show Details
Sarah Jane Farmer was their daughter.
Hannah was a prominent philanthropist, involving herself with the abolitionist and feminist movements.
Their home was a way station on the underground railway. Hannah founded "Rosemary," in Eliot, a retreat for unwed mothers and their children.