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Elizabeth Cady Stanton

November 12, 1815–October 26, 1902

Born at Johnstown, Fulton County, New York; daughter of Margaret Livingston and Daniel Cady. Graduated from the Troy Female Seminary at Troy, Rensselaer County, New York, 1832. Married Henry Brewster Stanton, 1840; seven children. Participated in the first women’s rights convention at Seneca Falls, Seneca County, New York, 1848. Served as president of the National Woman Suffrage Association, 1869–1890, and as president of the National American Woman Suffrage Association, 1890–1896. Died at New York City. 1 (See Document 4.27)


  1. [1] Dumas Malone, ed., Dictionary of America Biography (New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1964), 9:521–523. “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (, accessed Jan. 6, 2016), Elizabeth Cady LV3J-JXJ .