From Farm Wife to Presidential Candidate
Check out my latest post on the Heroes, Heroines, and History Blog. – From Farm Wife to Presidential Candidate.
At age eighteen, in 1848, Belva Ann Bennett married Uriah McNall, a local farmer. She lived an ordinary life, giving birth to her daughter, Lura, two years later. How is it, then, that she was a presidential candidate in the 1884 and 1888 elections? Women didn’t even have the right to vote! Yet. . .