Elizabeth Cady Stanton married a man named Henry B. Stanton. Henry Brewster Stanton was a abolitionist, a person who opposed slavery. Henry B. Stanton was a journalist, antislavery orator, and became a attorney. Her father, Daniel Cady, did not agree with the marriage. Henry B. Stanton was a acquaintance of Elizabeth Cady Stanton's cousin, Gerrit Smith. Elizabeth Cady Stanton refused to say the phrase "Promise to obey" in her wedding vows.