Fannie Bolton

August 1, 1859, Chicago, Illinois.

June 28, 1926, Battle Creek, Michigan.

Eureka Cemetery, Eureka, Michigan.

A Methodist minister’s daughter, Bolton graduated in 1883 from the Preparatory School of Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois. She worked as a correspondent for the Chicago Daily Inter-Ocean (predecessor to the Chicago Tribune). Sent by her paper to cover a Seventh-day Adventist camp meeting in Springfield, Illinois in 1887, she there met Ellen G. White, one of the co-founders of that denomination. She joined the Seventh-day Adventists in 1885, and served an assistant to White (1887–90). Her works include:

  1. Come Out in the Sunshine!
  2. Not I, but Christ
  3. They’re Reading You
  1. Dove of Peace, The
  2. Bolton

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