Hannah More

(1808-1868). An early convert, a former American missionary to Liberia. She joined the Seventh-day Adventist Church probably late in 1863, after a visit to the United States in 1861 or 1862, during which S. N. Haskell had placed in her hands a copy of J. N. Andrews’ History of the Sabbath, and certain other Seventh-day Adventist publications. In 1866, after she lost her position as superintendent of an orphanage operated by an English missionary society at Cape Palmas, Liberia, she returned to the United States. She joined the South Lancaster, Massachusetts, church, then went to Battle Creek, Michigan, in search of work, wishing especially to teach, but no one offered her employment. Finally she accepted work in northwest Michigan, in the home of a former associate missionary who was not...

From the Seventh-day Adventist Encyclopedia. Published with permission from the Review and Herald Publishing Association.

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