Fanny Stenhouse

Fanny Warn Stenhouse (12 April 1829 – 19 April 1904) was an early Mormon pioneer who defected from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) and was most famous for her 1872 publication Exposé of Polygamy in Utah: A Lady’s Life among the Mormons, a record of personal experience as one of the wives of a Mormon elder during a period of more than twenty years in the mid-1800s.[2]

Fanny Stenhouse
A Portrait of Stenhouse from her book "Exposé of Polygamy in Utah: A Lady’s Life among the Mormons" 1872
A Portrait of Stenhouse from her book "Exposé of Polygamy in Utah: A Lady’s Life among the Mormons" 1872
BornFanny Warn
(1829-04-12)April 12, 1829
Saint Helier, Jersey.
DiedApril 19, 1904(1904-04-19) (aged 75)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.[1]
NationalityEnglish/American
Spouse
(m. 1850⁠–⁠1882)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1904-04-19. "Mrs. Fannie Stenhouse is Dead". The Salt Lake Herald. p. 1 – via newspapers.lib.utah.edu.CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)
  2. ^ Stenhouse, T. B. H., & DeSimone, L. W. (2008). Expose´ of polygamy: A lady's life among the Mormons. Logan, Utah: Utah State University Press