Happy birthday, Amy Kirby Post (Dec. 20, 1803 – Jan. 29, 1889)! Hicksite‪#‎Quaker‬. ‪#‎Abolitionist‬. ‪#‎Suffragist‬. The home she shared with her husband, Isaac, was an important stop on the Underground Railroad. Their house was located at 36 Sophia Street (now Plymouth Avenue North) in Rochester, New York. In 1848, Amy and Isaac were forced to leave the Genesee Yearly Meeting because their activities were too radical even for the Hicksites. The Posts then joined with other radical abolitionist Quakers to form the Yearly Meeting of Congregational Friends. Also in 1848, Amy participated in the historic Women’s Rights Convention in Seneca Falls, New York. She is buried in the Mount Hope Cemetery, Rochester, New York, alongside Isaac.
~The Marginal Mennonite Society Heroes Series.