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Fanny Parnell

  • Birth 4 Sep 1848 County Wicklow, Ireland
  • Death 20 Jul 1882 Bordentown, Burlington County, New Jersey, USA
  • Burial Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Memorial ID 11535591

Poet. Born Frances Isabel Parnell, she was outspoken and sharp witted. She promoted the Irish Revolutionary movement with her articles and poems. With her brother, Irish political leader Charles Stewart Parnell, she espoused land reform in Ireland. She worked tirelessly for the Famine Relief Committee and was spokesperson for the New York Ladies Land League which was formed in 1880. Her most well known poems are "Hold the Harvest" and "After Death."

Bio by: Jan Franco


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Jan Franco
  • Added: 14 Aug 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11535591
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Fanny Parnell (4 Sep 1848–20 Jul 1882), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11535591, citing Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .