ANN HASSELTINE JUDSON (1789 - 1826)
Ann Hasseltine Judson, was one of the first American
missionaries. In February 1812, she married the Rev. Adoniram Judson, one of
the first members of the newly established American Board of Commissioners for
Foreign Missions; later that month, they embarked for
More than half a dozen accounts of Mrs. Judson’s life were published following her death. Several of them include tributes to Mrs. Judson for services she provided for the prisoners in Ava in 1824. One Englishman wrote:
Other portraits appear in:
James D. Knowles. Memoir of Mrs. Ann H. Judson. 3rd ed. (Boston, 1829), frontispiece.
James D. Knowles. Life of Mrs. Ann H. Judson (Philadelphia, 1830), frontispiece.
David F. Bacon, ed. Memoirs
of Eminently Pious Women of Britain and America (
Rufus S. Griswold. “The Heroism of the Knights Errant and the Female Missionaries of America,” in Godey’s Lady’s Book 37 (August, 1848): 61-68, frontispiece containing five separate portraits.
Sarah J. Hale, ed. Woman’s Record (New York, 1853), p. 367; also 1855 ed.
Abner D. Jones, ed. The Illustrated American Biography, vol. 1 (1853), p. 175 or p. 335 (two variant issues).
Ann H. Judson. Sketches of the Lives of Distinguished Females (New York, 1858), frontispiece.
The Ladies’ Repository (December, 1860), plate preceding p. 705.