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Frances Mary Burleigh (Ames)


Frances Mary Burleigh was the oldest surviving child, and only surviving daughter, of Rinaldo and Lydia Burleigh. She was active in the Canterbury Female Academy as a co-teacher with Prudence and Almira Crandall. In 1834 she was a founding officer of the Female Anti-Slavery Society of Brooklyn, Connecticut, continuing in that position in 1835. She took care of her parents through their elder years. After they were gone, she married but briefly before her own death. 

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