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date: 22 October 2019

Caplin, Roxey Ann [formerly Emily Roxey Caplin]locked

(1793–1888)
  • Sarah Levitt

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Caplin, Roxey Ann [formerly Emily Roxey Caplin] (1793–1888), corset maker, writer, and lecturer on health, was born in Canada, the daughter of English settlers; Canadian Indians taught her canoeing and swimming as a child. Probably trained as a milliner, she married about 1835, and by 1839 was living in ...

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