Wells, Emmeline B. (Emmeline Blanche), 1828-1921

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Birth 1828-02-29
Death 1921-04-25
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Emmeline Blanche [Woodward] Wells was born 29 February 1828, at Petersham, Massachusetts to David Woodward and Deiadama Hare. She joined the LDS Church on her fourteenth birthday and then moved to Nauvoo. She married James Harvey Harris, Newell K. Whitney, and Daniel Hanmer Wells. She played a major role nationally and internationally regarding the Church and women's suffrage. She served as the fifth president of the Relief Society, from 1910-1921. She died on 25 April 1921 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

From the description of Additions to collection, 1842-1923. (Brigham Young University). WorldCat record id: 51604892

General Relief Society President of the Mormon Church, editor of the "Women's Exponent," an advocate of women's suffrage in 19th and 20th century Utah.

From the description of Diaries, 1844-1920. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 145434936

From the description of Diaries, 1844-1920. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122536629

General Relief Society President of the Mormon Church, editor of the "Women's Exponent," and an advocate of women's suffrage in Utah.

From the guide to the Emmeline B. Wells letter, 1899, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections)

Emmeline B. Wells (1828-1921) was General Relief Society President of the Mormon Church, editor of the "Women's Exponent," and an advocate of women's suffrage in 19th and 20th century Utah.

From the guide to the Emmeline B. Wells diary typescripts, 1844-1920, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections)

General Relief Society President of the Mormon Church, editor of the "Woman's exponent," an advocate of women's suffrage in 19th and 20th century Utah.

From the description of Diaries, 1844-1920 [electronic resource] Volume 1. (Brigham Young University). WorldCat record id: 51598270

Emmeline Blanche [Woodward] Wells was born 29 February 1828 at Petersham, Massachusetts to David Woodward and Deiadama Hare. She joined the LDS Church on her fourteenth birthday and then moved to Nauvoo, Illinois. She married James Harvey Harris, Newell K. Whitney, and Daniel Hanmer Wells. She played a major role nationally and internationally regarding the Church and women's suffrage. She served as the fifth president of the Relief Society, from 1910-1921. She died on 25 April 1921 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

From the guide to the Emmeline B. Wells additions to collection, 1842-1923, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections)

Daughter of Abraham O. Smoot; Latter-day Saint Church General Relief Society Presidency member; and Brigham Young University Professor Emeritus.

From the guide to the Ida Smoot Dusenberry papers, 1881-1955, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections)

Emmeline B. Wells (1828-1921) was General Relief Society President of the Mormon Church, editor of the "Women's Exponent," an advocate of women's suffrage in 19th and 20th century Utah.

From the description of Emmeline B. Wells diaries, 1844-1920. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367150337

General Relief Society President of the Mormon Church, editor of the "Women's Exponent," and an advocate of women's suffrage in the 19th and 20th centuries in Utah.

From the description of Poem, 1847. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 145435712

From the guide to the Emmeline B. Wells poem, 1874, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections)

Emmeline B. Wells (1828-1921) was a prominant Mormon suffraget and church leader.

Emmeline Blanche (Woodward) Wells was born February 29, 1828 at Petersham, Massachusetts to David Woodward and Deiadama Hare. She joined the LDS Church on her fourteenth birthday and then moved to Nauvoo, Illinois. She married James Harvey Harris, Newell K. Whitney, and Daniel Hanmer Wells. She played a major role nationally and internationally regarding the Church and women's suffrage. She served as the fifth president of the Relief Society from 1910-1921. She died on April 25, 1921 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

From the guide to the Emmeline B. Wells and Annie Wells Cannon papers, 1877-1963, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections)

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