Sarah M. Cleveland

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Sarah M. Cleveland
First Counselor of the General Presidency of the Relief Society
March 17, 1842 (1842-03-17) – 1844
Called by Emma Smith
Successor Zina D. H. Young
Personal details
Born Sarah Marietta Kingsley
(1788-10-20)October 20, 1788
Becket, Massachusetts, United States
Died 1856[1]
Plymouth, Illinois, United States[1]
Spouse John Howe[1]
John Cleveland
Parents Ebenezer Kingsley

Sarah Marietta Kingsley Cleveland (October 20, 1788 - 1856[1]) was the first counselor to Emma Smith in the presidency of the Relief Society from 1842 to 1844.

Cleveland was born in Becket, Berkshire County, Massachusetts to Ebenezer Kingsley. She was married to John Cleveland. Her husband was a judge in Nauvoo, Illinois and unlike her did not join the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Cleveland remained in Nauvoo with her husband when the main body of the Latter Day Saints moved to what later became Utah Territory.

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "BYU Studies: Biographical Registers - C". Retrieved 26 August 2013. 
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints titles
First First Counselor in the general
presidency of the Relief Society

1842 – 1844
Vacant
Title next held by
Zina D. H. Young
as First Counselor in the general
presidency of the Relief Society of
 The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints