Lucy Stone

Read about the Women's Right Activist/Journalist

Growing Up

Lucy Stone was born on August 13,1818 in Massachusetts. Her dad was Francis Stone and her mom was Hannah Mathew's. Her parents had 9 children. When she was a child she had been disturbed at the long hours of drudgery imposed on her mother, and she rejected the biblical stand that men should rule over women.

Difficulties in Life

Lucy Stone married Henry Blackwell. She had one daughter named Alice Stone Blackwell. She was born in 1875. Lucy and Henry had a son but sadly he died at birth, they had no other children. Lucy retired from active touring and public speaking to raise her daughter.
Lucy Stone: Women's Rights