Loretta Robinson

(1857-1933). Pioneer Seventh-day Adventist woman Bible instructor. She was born in Washington, New Hampshire, the twelfth of 22 children born to William Farnsworth. When only 10 years of age, she attended a series of meetings conducted by James and Ellen White and J. N. Andrews in the Washington, New Hampshire, church. She and two of her brothers were among the 13 who arose at this meeting and expressed their desire to be Christians and were baptized in a pond from which a thick piece of ice had been removed. (See LS 179, 181.) In 1876 Loretta was married to Asa T. Robinson. Several years later, while her husband, who was working in a printing firm in Westerly, Rhode Island, was laid up by a fall and deprived of income for many weeks, she was compelled to take in sewing to support the fami...

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

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