Sophia Hume

Standard Name: Hume, Sophia
Birth Name: Sophia Wigington
Married Name: Sophia Hume
Pseudonym: S. H.
SH was a leading Quaker pamphleteer of the mid eighteenth century. She published religious and moral exhortations, an anthology, and a diatribe against smallpox inoculation, in England and America.


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Family and Intimate relationships Mary Fisher
MF 's only daughter, Susanna , married in succession two non-Quakers, but her daughter, Fisher's grand-daughter, converted back and became a well-known Quaker writer under her married name of Sophia Hume .
Friends, Associates Catherine Phillips
CP 's memoirs mention several of her religious associates as being also personal friends. She corresponded with many of them, and travelled with Sophia Hume (whose natural and spiritual understanding she admired) and with Hannah Shipley
Travel Catherine Phillips
Catherine Payton (later CP ) set off with Sophia Hume on a missionary journey to Holland—where, however, they found the language a problem.
Phillips, Catherine. Memoirs of the Life of Catherine Phillips. James Phillips and Son, 1797.


15 September 1752
A great hurricane in South Carolina was taken as divine warning by Sophia Hume in Epistle to the Inhabitants of South Carolina, 1754.