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Phoebe Ann (Coffin) Hanaford

Hanaford, Phoebe Ann (Coffin) (hănˈəfərd) [key], 1829–1921, American Universalist minister. She was the first woman ordained (1868) in New England. Hanaford was the author of fiction, history, and a chronicle of American women, Daughters of America (1882).

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