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   * **[[laura_smith_haviland|Laura Smith Haviland]]:​** A well-known anti-slavery activist and daughter of Quaker parents, she founded the Raisin Institute in Michigan with her husband. In [[1847]], she attempted to extract John “Felix” White’s wife and  children from the Stephens’ farm in [[rabbit_hash|Rabbit Hash]]/​[[east_bend|East Bend]] area.   * **[[laura_smith_haviland|Laura Smith Haviland]]:​** A well-known anti-slavery activist and daughter of Quaker parents, she founded the Raisin Institute in Michigan with her husband. In [[1847]], she attempted to extract John “Felix” White’s wife and  children from the Stephens’ farm in [[rabbit_hash|Rabbit Hash]]/​[[east_bend|East Bend]] area.
  
-  * **[[john_felix_white|John “Felix” White]]:** Escaped from George W. Brasher in [[1846]] and attended Haviland’s Raisin Institute in Michigan. After Haviland’s aborted attempts to extract his wife Jane and their children, White attempted to extract the family himself and they were captured by slave catcher Wright Ray.                                       +  * **[[john_felix_white|John “Felix” White]]:** Escaped from George W. Brasher in [[1844]] and attended Haviland’s Raisin Institute in Michigan. After Haviland’s aborted attempts to extract his wife Jane and their children, White attempted to extract the family himself and they were captured by slave catcher Wright Ray.                                       
  
   * **Rising Sun, Indiana:** A river town established in [[1814]], it was a well-known crossing point for Underground Railroad. The town was also the home of two key African American conductors: [[barkshire_and_edgerton_families|Samuel Barkshire and Joseph Edington]].   * **Rising Sun, Indiana:** A river town established in [[1814]], it was a well-known crossing point for Underground Railroad. The town was also the home of two key African American conductors: [[barkshire_and_edgerton_families|Samuel Barkshire and Joseph Edington]].
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