Person Detail: Amelia Jenkins (Jenks) Bloomer
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|Full Name: Amelia Jenkins (Jenks) Bloomer|
(1818-1894) Reformer. Amelia Jenks Bloomer was born in Homer, New York. She was editor of "Lily," first published in Seneca Falls, New York, and a devotee of women's rights and temperance.
Amelia Jenks Bloomer was born in Homer, New York, on May 27, 18181.
Bloomer attended the women's rights convention held at Seneca Falls in 1848.
Amelia Jenks Bloomer died at Council Bluffs, Iowa, on December 30, 1894.
Amelia Jenks Bloomer was interred at Fairview Cemetery in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie County, Iowa.
Ms. Bloomer wrote articles for and published the newspaper, "Lily," in Seneca Falls, New York, beginning in about 1849 until about 1855.