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 Mary Mathews Adams

Mary Mathews Adams

Birth
Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Death 11 Dec 1902 (aged 62)
Redlands, San Bernardino County, California, USA
Burial Madison, Dane County, Wisconsin, USA
Memorial ID 7613792 · View Source
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The second wife of Charles Kendall Adams, she was a Shakespearean student and authored Epithalamium, The Song at Midnight, The Choir Visible, and Sonnets and Songs. Mary donated her private library to the State Historical Society of Wisconsin, and left her jewels to endow the Madison Art Fund. She died a month after Charles, attended by her friend, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Zona Gale. She was initially buried in California, then reburied at Forest Hill.

Bio by: Laurie


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  • Created by: Laurie
  • Added: 24 Jun 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7613792
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Mary Mathews Adams (23 Oct 1840–11 Dec 1902), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7613792, citing Forest Hill Cemetery, Madison, Dane County, Wisconsin, USA ; Maintained by Laurie (contributor 2811407) .