Elizabeth Cady Stanton

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Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Elizabeth Cady Stanton, circa 1880
Born Elizabeth Cady
November 12, 1815(1815-11-12)
Johnstown, New York
Died October 26, 1902(1902-10-26) (aged 86)
New York City, New York
Cause of death Heart failure
Occupation Writer, suffragist, women's rights activist, abolitionist
Religion Agnostic
Spouse Henry Brewster Stanton (1805–1887)
(married 1840–1887)
Children Daniel Cady Stanton (1842–1891)
Henry Brewster Stanton, Jr. (1844–1903)
Gerrit Smith Stanton (1845–1927)
Theodore Weld Stanton (1851–1925)
Margaret Livingston Stanton Lawrence (1852–1938?)
Harriot Eaton Stanton Blatch (1856–1940)
Robert Livingston Stanton (1859–1920)
Parents Daniel Cady (1773–1859)
Margaret Livingston Cady (1785–1871)
Relatives Gerrit Smith, cousin
Col. James Livingston, grandfather
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Elizabeth Cady Stanton (November 12, 1815 – October 26, 1902) was an American social activist, abolitionist, and leading figure of the early women's rights movement along with Susan B. Anthony. Her Declaration of Sentiments, presented at the first women's rights convention held in 1848 in Seneca Falls, New York, is often credited with initiating the first organized women's rights and women's suffrage movements in the United States.[1]

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  1. "Elizabeth Cady Stanton Dies at Her Home.". New York Times. October 27, 1902. http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/onthisday/bday/1112.html. Retrieved 2007-10-31. "Mrs. Elizabeth Cady Stanton died at 3 o'clock yesterday afternoon at her home in the Stuart Apartment House, 250 West Ninety-fourth Street. Had she lived until the 12th of next month she would have been 87."

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