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Helen Hunt Jackson
Original name: Helen Maria Fiske
Birth: Oct. 18, 1830
Amherst
Hampshire County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Aug. 12, 1885
San Francisco
San Francisco County
California, USA

Author of the novel, "Ramona," and the non-fiction work, "A Century of Dishonor." She was originally buried in San Francisco. Her body was moved to a private grave near the summit of Cheyenne peak (about four miles from Colorado Springs). To avoid possible vandalism, she was exhumed a second time and moved to her current spot in Evergreen Cemetery, Colorado Springs. 
 
Family links: 
 Spouses:
  Edward Bissell Hunt (1822 - 1863)*
  William Sharpless Jackson (1836 - 1919)*
 
 Children:
  Murray Hunt (____ - 1854)*
  Warren H. Hunt (____ - 1865)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Buried: 02/10/1892, Source: City of Colo Spgs cemetery data 3/14/09
 
Burial:
Evergreen Cemetery
Colorado Springs
El Paso County
Colorado, USA
Plot: Block 00017 000051 - 0000SE
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Aug 15, 1999
Find A Grave Memorial# 6097
Helen Hunt Jackson
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Helen Hunt Jackson
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Helen Hunt Jackson
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- Bonnie Rickman
 Added: May. 3, 2015
I forgot to add to my CDV offering...Helen's Father was Nathan Welby Fiske and her Mother was Deborah Vinal Fiske, both Orthodox Calvinists and both writers; as was Helen to be.
- Bob Gantz
 Added: Apr. 29, 2015
May you rest in peace Helen. This is a CDV from my collection which as researching led me to a book written about your life "Helen Hunt Jackson, A Literary Life" by Kate Phillips. Fascinating reading about you. You suffered through so much pain....more th...(Read more)
- Bob Gantz
 Added: Apr. 29, 2015
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