Eliza Roxcy Snow (1804-1887)

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Alternate Names Eliza R. Snow
Birth 21 January 1804
Becket, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, United States
Marriage Joseph Smith, Jr., 29 June 1842
Brigham Young, 3 October 1844
Death 5 December 1887
Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
Gender Female
Religious Influence Church of Christ (1830), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Callings Relief Society General President, 1866-1887
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Eliza Roxcy Snow was one of the most prominent women of the Latter-day Saint movement during the nineteenth century. Born 21 January 1804 at Becket, Massachusetts, to Oliver and Rosetta Leonora Pettibone, Snow would grow to become a prominent leader and author in territorial Utah. She was elected as secretary in the first Relief Society presidency and later served as the organization's general president for over twenty years. A plural wife of Joseph Smith and later of Brigham Young, Snow was also the sister of another Church president, Lorenzo Snow. She died on 5 December 1887 at Salt Lake City, Utah.

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