Abby Hadassah Smith

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Abby Hadassah Smith (June 1, 1797 – July 23, 1879) was an early American suffragist who campaigned for property and voting rights. She was a subject of the book Abby Smith and Her Cows in which her sister Julia Evelina Smith told the story of their tax resistance struggle in the suffrage cause while the two were living at the Kimberly Mansion in Connecticut.[1][2]


  1. ^ Encyclopedia of Women in American Politics. Phoenix, Ariz.: Oryx Press. 1999. p. 212. ISBN 978-1-57356-131-0. 
  2. ^ "Abby Hadassah Smith and Julia Evelina Smith". Encyclopædia Britannica. Retrieved 25 June 2014.