Maria Huntley

(1847-1890). Leader and instructor in lay missionary work. Born in a pioneer Seventh-day Adventist family at Washington, New Hampshire, she became secretary of the South Lancaster, Massachusetts, Vigilant Missionary Society. In 1874, when the General (later International) Tract and Missionary Society was first organized, she became its secretary and held that post through the rest of her life. She also taught at various times at South Lancaster Academy, Battle Creek College, and Healdsburg College, and at the time of her death was assistant principal and instructor in missionary correspondence at the Central Bible School for home and foreign missionaries at Chicago.

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

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