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us: Snow, Eliza R. (Eliza Roxey), 1804-1887


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  • Fuller Name

    • Eliza Roxey
  • Variants

    • us: Aunt Eliza, 1804-1887
    • us: E. R. S. (Eliza Roxey Snow), 1804-1887
    • us: ERS (Eliza Roxey Snow), 1804-1887
    • us: Roxcy Snow, Eliza, 1804-1887
    • us: Roxey Snow, Eliza, 1804-1887
    • us: Sister Snow, 1804-1887
    • us: Smith, Eliza Roxey Snow, 1804-1887
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        18040121
    • Death Date

        18871205
    • Birth Place

        Becket, Mass.
    • Death Place

        Salt Lake City, Utah
    • Associated Locale

        Mantua, Ohio
    • Associated Locale

        Adam-Ondi-Ahman, Mo.
    • Associated Locale

        Quincy, Ill.
    • Associated Locale

        Nauvoo, Ill.
    • Associated Locale

        Winter Quarters, Neb.
    • Associated Locale

        Kirtland, Ohio
    • Associated Locale

        Salt Lake Valley, Utah
    • Associated Locale

        Salt Lake City, Utah
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Relief Society, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Primary Association, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Deseret Hospital
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Woman's Exponent
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Young Ladies Mutual Improvement Association, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
    • Gender

        female
    • Associated Language

    • Occupation

        writer
          poet
            school teacher
              author
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          • Earlier Established Forms

              E. R. S. (Eliza Roxey Snow), 1804-1887E. R. S.(Eliza Roxey Snow),1804-1887
          • Sources

            • found: Her Song for the Fourth of July, 1862: t.p. (E.R.S.)
            • found: Info. from Curator, Western Americana Collection, Princeton University, 6-1-88 (E.R.S. stands for Eliza Roxey Snow, 1804-1887)
            • found: NUC pre-56 (Smith, Mrs. Eliza Roxey (Snow), 1804-1887)
            • found: Her The personal writings of Eliza Roxcy Snow, 1804-1887, 1995: CIP t.p. (Eliza Roxcy Snow)
            • found: RLIN, 2/18/98 (usage: Eliza R. Snow; Eliza R. Snow Smith; Eliza Roxey Snow; E.R. Snow Smith; E.R.S; E.R.S.S)
            • found: Encycl. of Mormonism, 1992: (Snow, Eliza R.; b. 1804; d. 1887) page 1647 (Snow, Eliza R. (Roxcy, most often spelled Roxey); b. Jan 21, 1804, Becket, Massachusetts; d. Dec 5, 1887, Salt Lake City, Utah; writer, poet; General President, Relief Society, 1866-Dec 5, 1887) page 1364-1366 (Snow, Eliza R., known as "Zion's poetess"; 1867 assignment to organize Relief Societies throughout the world; invoved with the Young Ladies Mutual Improvement Association and Primary Association; born in Becket, Massachusetts on January 21, 1804; raised in Mantua, Portage County, Ohio; joined The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1835 and moved to Kirtland; taught school in Kirtland; moved to Adam-Ondi-Ahman, Missouri for 9 months; moved to Quincy, Illinois; moved to Nauvoo, Ilinois to teach school; drafted bylaws and was secretary of the Relief Society when it was organized in 1842; moved to Winter Quarters, Nebraska; arrived in the Salt Lake Valley on October 9, 1847; served on board of Deseret Hospital; advisory board of the Woman's Exponent, semimonthly newspaper for Mormon women; authored book called the Women of Mormondom; knows as Sister Snow and Aunt Eliza)
          • LC Classification

            • PS2885.S22
          • Change Notes

            • 1988-06-14: new
            • 2013-01-24: revised
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