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

LC control 88005270
Descriptive conventionsrda
LC classificationPS2885.S22
Personal name headingSnow, Eliza R. (Eliza Roxey), 1804-1887
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Variant(s)Aunt Eliza, 1804-1887
E. R. S. (Eliza Roxey Snow), 1804-1887
ERS (Eliza Roxey Snow), 1804-1887
Roxcy Snow, Eliza, 1804-1887
Roxey Snow, Eliza, 1804-1887
Sister Snow, 1804-1887
Smith, Eliza Roxey Snow, 1804-1887
LocatedMantua, Ohio Adam-Ondi-Ahman, Mo. Quincy, Ill. Nauvoo, Ill. Winter Quarters, Neb.
Kirtland, Ohio
Salt Lake Valley, Utah
Salt Lake City, Utah
Birth date18040121
Death date18871205
Place of birthBecket, Mass.
Place of deathSalt Lake City, Utah
AffiliationChurch of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Relief Society, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Primary Association, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Deseret Hospital
Woman's Exponent
Young Ladies Mutual Improvement Association, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Profession or occupationwriter
school teacher
Found inHer Song for the Fourth of July, 1862: t.p. (E.R.S.)
Info. from Curator, Western Americana Collection, Princeton University, 6-1-88 (E.R.S. stands for Eliza Roxey Snow, 1804-1887)
NUC pre-56 (Smith, Mrs. Eliza Roxey (Snow), 1804-1887)
Her The personal writings of Eliza Roxcy Snow, 1804-1887, 1995: CIP t.p. (Eliza Roxcy Snow)
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)
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; involved 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, Illinois 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)
Associated languageeng