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 Alice Cary

Alice Cary

Birth
Mount Healthy, Hamilton County, Ohio, USA
Death 12 Feb 1871 (aged 50)
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 · View Source
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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 .