Margaret Caro

(1848-1938). Dentist, Bible instructor. Born in Wellington, New Zealand, she accepted the Seventh-day Adventist message under the evangelistic ministry of A. G. Daniells in 1888. While attending the first camp meeting in the Southern Hemisphere, she became closely associated with Ellen White. When Mrs. White was holding meetings in Wellington, she sent for Margaret Caro to extract her teeth and fit dentures. Large portions of The Desire of Ages were written while her gums were healing. Dr. Caro later attended Avondale College, where she trained under W. W. Prescott and engaged in Bible work in the North New South Wales Conference. She spent the remainder of her life in New Zealand in a continuing advocacy of health reform and was remembered for strength of character, courage, and enthusias...

From the Seventh-day Adventist Encyclopedia. Published with permission from the Review and Herald Publishing Association.

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