Annie M. <I>Sawyer</I> Downs

Annie M. Sawyer Downs

Birth
Manchester, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, USA
Death 9 Dec 1901 (aged 64)
Andover, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Memorial ID 6710379 · View Source
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Annie was married 15 Aug 1860 in Haverhill, Essex Co., MA to Prof. Samuel Morse DOWNS.
Annie's parents were Benjamin E. SAWYER & Lucy C. NOYES.
Samuel's parents were Ephraim K. DOWNS (my GGGG uncle) & Irene MORSE.
Annie was a writer and lecturer of note. She was a personal friend to Nathaniel HAWTHORNE, Ralph Waldo EMERSON, George ELIOT and other famous authors. Ralph Waldo EMERSON gave her a letter of introduction to George ELIOT, which she greatly prized. An intimate friend, the late Prof. John Wesley CHURCHILL read her poem for the 250th anniversary of the incorporation of the town of Andover, MA.


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  • Created by: Fred Downs
  • Added: 21 Aug 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6710379
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Annie M. Sawyer Downs (Mar 1837–9 Dec 1901), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6710379, citing Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Fred Downs (contributor 46545149) .