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 Elizabeth M. <I>Marine</I> Riley

Elizabeth M. Marine Riley

Randolph, Randolph County, Indiana, USA
Death Aug 1870 (aged 46–47)
Greenfield, Hancock County, Indiana, USA
Burial Greenfield, Hancock County, Indiana, USA
Plot Section 1 - Row 1
Memorial ID 13964200 · View Source
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Elizabeth was the mother of six children, including the famous poet, James Whitcomb Riley.

She was the first wife of Reuben A. Riley, whom she married on February 20,1844. He later died in 1893. Elizabeth was the daughter of Rev. John Marine and Fanny Jones-Marine.

She was a poet, who loved writing rhymes and skits for her children.

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  • Created by: RWicks
  • Added: 15 Apr 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 13964200
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Elizabeth M. Marine Riley (1823–Aug 1870), Find A Grave Memorial no. 13964200, citing Park Cemetery, Greenfield, Hancock County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by RWicks (contributor 46792405) .