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Mary Ellen Pleasant (19 August 1814 – 4 January 1904) was a successful 19th- century American entrepreneur, financier, real estate magnate and abolitionist ...

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Jan 31, 2019 ... Born into slavery, Mary Ellen Pleasant became a Gold Rush-era millionaire, defying conventions of what a black woman could be in the 19th ...

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*On this date in 1814, Mary Ellen Pleasant was born. She was an African American abolitionist, businesswoman, and entrepreneur for over fifty years in the San ...

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Jan 30, 2007 ... Mary Ellen Pleasant was born on Aug. 19, 1814 in Virginia and spent her early years in Nantucket, Massachusetts. She worked as a bond ...

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Mary Ellen Pleasant was a free black womann who dedicated herself to abolitionist causes. She was also a gifted businesswoman who gave money to the ...

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Meet Mary Ellen Pleasant. ME Pleasant in 1865 Called "the Mother of Civil Rights in California" from work begun in the 1860s, her achievements went ...

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Mammy Pleasant is San Francisco's favorite ghost story. ... Mary Ellen Pleasant had an uncanny way of chancing upon gossipers and professed to the skeletons  ...

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Mary Ellen Pleasant's beginnings are dubious with many different accounts surrounding her birth. She could possibly have been a former slave from Georgia or ...

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Feb 12, 2019 ... Mary Ellen Pleasant—Much has been written about the woman known to many as Mammy Pleasant, but so much of it is tall tales and legends, ...