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Anna Seward Pruitt

Born: May 16, 1862

Death: Jun 20, 1948

Birthplace: Tallmadge

Nationality: United States

Anna Seward Pruitt

Date of Birth : May 16, 1862
Date of Death : Jun 20, 1948
Birth Place : Tallmadge

Anna Pruitt, was born in Tallmadge, Ohio, on May 16, 1862, the daughter of John Woodhouse and Urania Seward. She traveled west in the early 1880s to teach school in Ojai, California; her letters about the trip were later published in the California Historical Quarterly. She was among the first Christian missionary women to Northern China and belonged to the so-called "missionary generation" of Americans born between the years 1860 - 1885.

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