Martha Louise “Mattie” Root

Martha Louise “Mattie” Root

Birth
Richwood, Union County, Ohio, USA
Death 28 Sep 1939 (aged 67)
Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA
Burial Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA
Memorial ID 31452108 · View Source
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Martha Louise Root was the foremost Baha'i teacher of the Western world. She was designated a "Hand of the Cause of God" by the Head of the Baha'i Faith, Shoghi Effendi Rabbani. She published a book: "Tahirih The Pure" in 1938. A book about Ms. Root was published in 1983 under the title: "Martha Root: Lioness at the Threshold". She taught the Baha'i Faith to Queen Marie of Rumania, the first crowned head to embrace the Baha'i Teachings.


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  • Added: 16 Nov 2008
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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Martha Louise “Mattie” Root (10 Aug 1872–28 Sep 1939), Find A Grave Memorial no. 31452108, citing O'ahu Cemetery, Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA ; Maintained by Duane Troxel (contributor 47070710) .