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Alice Cary

  • Birth 26 Apr 1820 Mount Healthy, Hamilton County, Ohio, USA
  • Death 12 Feb 1871 New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
  • Burial Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
  • Plot Section K, Lot 13769
  • Memorial ID 7686823

Poet, Author. Her first published poem appeared in the Sentinel, a Cincinnati Universalist newspaper, when she was 18. Among her books were two volumes of reminiscent sketches entitled "Clovernook Papers" (1852, 1853), three novels and several volumes of poetry. She also began writing regularly, both poetry and prose, for the National Era in Washington, D.C., the abolitionist paper that serialized "Uncle Tom's Cabin" by Harriet Beecher Stowe. She left an unfinished novel, "The Born Thrall" (1871), and enough uncollected poems to fill two more volumes. The pallbearers at her funeral included P. T. Barnum and Horace Greeley.

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 7686823
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Alice Cary (26 Apr 1820–12 Feb 1871), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7686823, citing Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .