Photo Courtesy Utah Historical Society
Eliza Roxcy Snow (center) with Hannah T. King and Elizabeth Howard. Eliza Snow was one of the most celebrated LDS women of the nineteenth century. She was the second general president of the Relief Society from 1866 until her death. Snow, a renowned poet, chronicled history, celebrated nature and relationships, and expounded scripture and doctrine. She claimed to be a plural wife of Joseph Smith Jr. and was married openly for many years to polygamist Brigham Young.
A Look Back: Early Mormon prophets, Relief Society leaders
| The Salt Lake Tribune
First Published Oct 05 2012 06:50 am • Last Updated Dec 07 2012 01:07 am
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