Orator, abolitionist, suffragist, and women’s rights advocate who was notably the first woman from Massachusetts to earn a college degree.
Her parent’s raised her on a farm, where she first came to resent the patriarchy that ran society.
She advocated for women to have more rights and also helped establish the Woman’s National Loyal League, which helped abolish slavery.
She married Henry Browne Blackwell and the couple had one child named Alice Stone Blackwell.
She was an admirer of Sarah Grimke.
Lucy Stone Age
How old is Lucy Stone? She was born in 1818, she was 205 years old at the time of her death.
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Lucy Stone Wiki
|Famous as||Civil Rights Leader|
|Age||205 years old|
|Birthday||August 13, 1818|
|Birthplace||West Brookfield, MA|
|Date of Death||October 19, 1893|
Quotes by Lucy Stone
I think, with never-ending gratitude, that the young women of today do not and can never know at what price their right to free speech and to speak at all in public has been earned.— Lucy Stone
Leave women to find their sphere.— Lucy Stone
I expect to plead not for the slave only, but for suffering humanity everywhere. Especially do I mean to labor for the elevation of my sex.— Lucy Stone
I know not what you believe of God, but I believe He gave yearnings and longings to be filled, and that He did not mean all our time should be devoted to feeding and clothing the body.— Lucy Stone
To make the public sentiment, on the side of all that is just and true and noble, is the highest use of life.— Lucy Stone