Lucy Stone

Civil Rights Leader

Birthday August 13, 1818

Birth Sign Leo

Birthplace West Brookfield, MA

DEATH DATE Oct 19, 1893 (75)

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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.


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.