The First Woman to Serve a Mission Without Her Husband
After toughing out one mission to the Sandwich Islands after her husband returned to Utah, Mildred Randall was called in 1873 to again teach at the plantation school in Laie, Hawaii, while Alfred stayed home.
Louisa Barnes Pratt Nurtured Saints in French Polynesia
Louisa Barnes Pratt, one of the first women missionaries of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in French Polynesia, served with her husband and four daughters on the island of Tubuai from 1851 to 1852.
“It is [a woman’s] privilege and duty to warn all, both men and women, of what God is doing in these last days, so far as they have the opportunity,—and invite all to come and submit themselves to the gospel of Christ.”