Amelia (Berndt) Moorfield


Amelia (Berndt) Moorfield (1876-1950), was a suffragette from Newark, with the Women’s Political Union. Her parents were German immigrants. Later she became an advocate for the Peace movement.


Suffrage Database

“Mrs. Amelia Moorfield,” New York Times, February 27, 1950.

Burstyn, Joan N. ed., Past and Promise: Lives of New Jersey Women, (Syracuse University Press, 1997), pgs. 360-61.

Sterling, Guy, The Famous, the Familiar and the Forgotten: 350 Notable Newarkers, (GS Newark, 2014), pp. 231-32.