Lucy Thurston (1795–1876) was one of the first American missionaries to Hawaii. Her autobiography, “Life and Times of Mrs. Lucy G. Thurston,” is a vivid account of missionary life in the 1800s. This year is the 225th anniversary of her birth. She was born on Oct. 29, 1795, in Marlborough, Massachusetts. Her father was Abner Goodale. Her mother was probably…
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