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Eliza R. Snow

Born: Jan 21, 1804

Death: Dec 5, 1887

Birthplace: Becket

Profession: Writer

Nationality: United States

Eliza R. Snow

Date of Birth : Jan 21, 1804
Date of Death : Dec 5, 1887
Birth Place : Becket

Eliza Roxcy Snow was one of the most celebrated Mormon women of the nineteenth century. A renowned poet, she chronicled history, celebrated nature and relationships, and expounded scripture and doctrine. Snow was married to Joseph Smith as a plural wife and was openly a plural wife of Brigham Young after Smith's death. Snow was the second general president of the Relief Society of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, which she reestablished in Utah Territory in 1866. She was also the sister of Lorenzo Snow, the church's fifth president.


  • Writer

Also known as

  • Eliza Roxcy Snow
  • Eliza Roxcy Snow Young
  • Eliza R Snow


  • Brigham Young
  • Joseph Smith
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