Mabel <I>Lowell</I> Burnett

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Mabel Lowell Burnett

  • Birth 9 Sep 1847 Massachusetts, USA
  • Death 30 Dec 1898
  • Burial Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Plot Fountain Ave
  • Memorial ID 42551690

Daughter of author/editor/professor/diplomat James Russell Lowell and abolitionist Maria White Lowell. She was the couple's only child to survive into adulthood. In 1855, her father traveled to Europe and she was left in the care of a governess. That governess, Frances Dunlap, became Mabel's stepmother when she married James Russell Lowell in 1857. Mabel is mentioned by name in her father's poem "The First Snowfall." She married Edward Burnett of Southboro, Massachusetts, on April 3, 1872. Their children were James Lowell Burnett (1873), Joseph Burnett (1874), Francis Lowell Burnett (1878), Esther Lowell Burnett (1879) and Lois Burnett (1881).


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  • Created by: Midnightdreary
  • Added: 30 Sep 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 42551690
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Mabel Lowell Burnett (9 Sep 1847–30 Dec 1898), Find A Grave Memorial no. 42551690, citing Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Midnightdreary (contributor 46971513) .