Sarah M. Cleveland
|Sarah M. Cleveland|
|First Counselor of the General Presidency of the Relief Society|
|March 17, 1842– 1844|
|Called by||Emma Smith|
|Successor||Zina D. H. Young|
|Born||Sarah Marietta Kingsley
October 20, 1788
Becket, Massachusetts, United States
Plymouth, Illinois, United States
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.
- Encyclopedia of Mormonism p. 1635.
- 2005 Deseret Morning News Church Alamanac (Deseret Morning News: Salt Lake City, Utah, 2004) p. 115
- Jenson, Andrew (1936). Latter-day Saint biographical encyclopedia: A compilation of biographical sketches of prominent men and women in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. 4. Salt Lake City, Utah: The Andrew Jenson Memorial Association (Printed by The Deseret News Press). pp. 183. ISBN 1-58958-026-5. Retrieved December 20, 2011.
|Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints titles|
|First||First Counselor in the general
presidency of the Relief Society
1842 – 1844
Title next held byZina D. H. Young
as First Counselor in the general
presidency of the Relief Society of
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints