Ellen Mcconnell: The Struggle For Women's Rights

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Ellen McConnell was born in Scotland in 1791. The war had started when she was with her son David near their home near Birch Coulee. A little after the war had started, a couple Dakota broke into her house capturing her daughter and her daughter’s baby, and killing her other grandchild, Thomas Brooks, her son-in-law, and her son-in-law’s father. She even had to watch her own husband’s death, but she wasn’t bothered at all. To avoid the war’s danger, Ellen and her son, David, met up with another one of Ellen’s children, Joseph, after walking twelve miles to Fort Ridgely where they stayed till both battles there were over. A little bit later inherited one hundred twelve dollars for all of her possessions under her claim. Instead of moving back
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