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Lucy Stone

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Birthday
13, 1818
Birthplace
West Brookfield, MA
Death Date
Oct 19, 1893 (75)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
13, 1818
Birthplace
West Brookfield, MA
Death Date
Oct 19, 1893 (75)

About

Orator, abolitionist, suffragist, and women's rights advocate who was notably the first woman from Massachusetts to earn a college degree.

Before Fame

Her parent's raised her on a farm, where she first came to resent the patriarchy that ran society.

Trivia

She advocated for women to have more rights and also helped establish the Woman's National Loyal League, which helped abolish slavery.

Family Life

She married Henry Browne Blackwell and the couple had one child named Alice Stone Blackwell.

Associated With

She was an admirer of Sarah Grimke.