• Creator
  • Blaine, Catherine Paine 1829-1908
  • Created Date
  • 1854
  • Description
  • Catherine Paine was born in 1829. She married a Methodist minister and missionary, David Blaine (1824-1900) and the pair lived in Seneca Falls, New York. They were both active in the New England evangelical movement during the 1840s and 1850s. Catherine also promoted women's rights and signed the Declaration of Sentiments and Resolutions in July 1848 at Seneca Falls. This declaration later led to the formation of the National Woman Suffrage As... more
    Catherine Paine was born in 1829. She married a Methodist minister and missionary, David Blaine (1824-1900) and the pair lived in Seneca Falls, New York. They were both active in the New England evangelical movement during the 1840s and 1850s. Catherine also promoted women's rights and signed the Declaration of Sentiments and Resolutions in July 1848 at Seneca Falls. This declaration later led to the formation of the National Woman Suffrage Association in 1869. In the 1850s, the Blaines went as missionaries to Puget Sound by ship, crossing the Isthmus of Panama. They finally landed at Alki in November 1853. Initially, they stayed as guests in the home of early settlers, Arthur A. Denny and his wife, Mary. The Blaines did their best to adapt to pioneer life, though Catherine frequently lamented in letters home how savage and dirty the settlers and the local Native Americans were. The other settlers found the Blaines a little too well-mannered but they eventually warmed to... less
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