Boston-born woman most well-known to be the wife of famous transcendentalist Amos Bronson Alcott. She was also a public employee and activist who fought for women’s suffrage as well as the abolition of slavery. She didn’t attended formal college and was tutored by Abigail Allyn. She and her hubby founded the failed Utopian commune referred to as Fruitlands, predicated on Amos’ transcendentalist concepts, in the 1840’s. Her mom, Dorothy, was a descendant of Samuel Sewall, who offered being a judge in the infamous Salem witch studies. Her hubby was Amos Bronson Alcott, a significant body in the transcendentalist motion.