She was born in November of 1815 in Johnstown, New York and lived until October of 1902. Elizabeth Cady Stanton died nearly 20 years before women were allowed to vote, even though she fought most of her life for equal rights for women. As early as 1848, Elizabeth Cady Stanton was organizing conventions for women's rights with Lucretia Mott and later with Susan B. Anthony. It was in 1848 that they wrote a declaration that demanded voting rights for women. She was also very active in abolishing slavery. Cady Stanton was very critical of Christianity and of religion in general. She married Henry Stanton and bore 7 children.