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Mary Fisher
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Mary Fisher (married names Bayly, Cross)

Date of Birth: About 1623

Place of Birth: Near York, England

Date of Death: Between 28 August and 19 November 1698

Place of Death: Charleston, Carolina (now South Carolina)


Mary Fisher was born in the early 1620s in Yorkshire and, before joining the Quaker movement at the age of about 30, was employed as a servant in Selby. Soon after becoming a Quaker, she gained…

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Meggitt, Justin, “Mary Fisher”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 19 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2015

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