Constance Fenimore Woolson

Constance Fenimore Woolson

Birth
Death 24 Jan 1894 (aged 53)
Burial Rome, Città Metropolitana di Roma Capitale, Lazio, Italy
Plot 153 Zona Vecchia
Memorial ID 21169173 · View Source
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Born in Claremont, New Hampshire.
Died in Venice, Italy when she either fell or
jumped from her apartment window in the
"Casa Semeticolo" on the Grand Canal.

Famous American authoress, noted for her
realistic short-stories.
Her books included:
- "The Old Stone House", 1873
- "Castle Nowhere: Lake-Country Sketches", 1875
- "Anne", 1880
- "For the Major", 1883
- "East Angels", 1886
- "Jupiter Lights", 1889
- "Horace Chase", 1894

From 1880 on, she was a close friend of the
writer, Henry James.

The cemetery where she is buried is also named:
- "Cimitero Acattolico"
- "English Cemetery"
- "Cimitero degli Inglesi"
- "Cimitero Protestante"
- "Campo Cestio"



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  • Created by: NWO
  • Added: 26 Aug 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 21169173
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Constance Fenimore Woolson (5 Mar 1840–24 Jan 1894), Find A Grave Memorial no. 21169173, citing Campo Cestio, Rome, Città Metropolitana di Roma Capitale, Lazio, Italy ; Maintained by NWO (contributor 46583762) .