Maud Boyd

(1851-1937). Pioneer Bible instructor, colporteur, and the first Seventh-day Adventist woman missionary sent to Europe. She was born in England, but emigrated to the United States when she was 11, where she found her older brother keeping the seventh-day Sabbath. Soon her whole family became SDA s. When at the urging of James and Ellen White they moved to Battle Creek, Maud, age 15, found employment in the composing room of the Review and Herald and attended G. H. Bell’s pioneer English classes for Review and Herald employees. With a group of young people from the Review and Herald she attended the first SDA camp meeting (at Wright, Michigan, September 1868). When SDA s began to accept the tithing plan, Maud Sisley is reported to have been one of the first tithepayers in Battle Creek. Sh...

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

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