Mary Ann Shadd Cary entry: Overview screen.
9 October 1823
Mary Ann Shadd (who published her later writings as Cary) was born in Wilmington
, the eldest of thirteen children.
23 March 1849
The career of Mary Ann Shadd (later Cary) in political writing began with the publication of a "Letter" she had written to Frederick Douglass
in the current issue of his periodical, the North Star
24 March 1853
Mary Ann Shadd (later Cary) founded and continued as editor-in-chief of The Provincial Freeman
, a newspaper "published out of Canada West
Shadd was the first female newspaper editor in Canada.
5 June 1893
MASC died at her daughter's house in Washington
, possibly of stomach cancer.