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William Taylor Adams

  • Birth 30 Jul 1822 Medway, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Death 27 Mar 1897 Dorchester, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Burial Dorchester, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Memorial ID 31969569

Author. He gained popularity in the 19th century for his works for young boys and girls written under the pseudonym "Oliver Optic". He published 126 books and over 1,000 short stories under the alias.


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  • Originally Created by: Russ
  • Added: 5 Dec 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 31969569
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Taylor Adams (30 Jul 1822–27 Mar 1897), Find A Grave Memorial no. 31969569, citing Cedar Grove Cemetery, Dorchester, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .