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Fanny Kemble
Birth: Nov. 27, 1809
London
Greater London, England
Death: Jan. 15, 1893, England

Actress. Best known for her stage roles in "Romeo and Juliet" and "The Hunchback." She came from a London theatrical family, and took to the stage without any training to save her family from financial ruin. On a tour of the US she met and married one of her chief admirers Pierce Butler, whose grandfather had signed the Constitution. They settled in Georgia where he had inherited a large plantation. She was appalled by the conditions under which the slaves lived and worked, and kept a diary of this time which was later published to support the cause of the Union. She and Pierce Butler later divorced. Her grandson was novelist Owen Wister, author of "The Virginian". (bio by: Donna) 
 
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 Children:
  Sarah Butler Wister (1835 - 1908)*
 
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Cause of death: Unknown
 
Burial:
Kensal Green Cemetery
Kensal Green
London Borough of Brent
Greater London, England
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Ron Moody
Record added: Jun 18, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6522257
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Thank you thank you, your Grandson wrote my favorite book, The Virginian. RIP.
- Kathy Woehler
 Added: Jul. 20, 2014
May GOD Bless you as you have blessed us kin all so very well!
- Jonathan Robert De Mallie
 Added: Mar. 26, 2014

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