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 Ann Sophia <I>Winterbotham</I> Stephens

Ann Sophia Winterbotham Stephens

Derby, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA
Death 20 Aug 1886 (aged 76)
Newport, Newport County, Rhode Island, USA
Burial Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Plot Section 48, Lot 4919
Memorial ID 8604103 · View Source
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Author. American writer and editor contributed stories, poems and articles for a variety of periodicals. She married Edward Stephens in 1831 and settled in Portland, Maine where she founded the Portland Magazine. She edited the The Ladies Companion and wrote for Graham's Magazine. She founded the Ladies' World and her own magazine called Mrs. Stephens' Illustrated New Monthly. She also edited her husband's weekly paper called Brother Jonathan. She wrote many poems, like The Polish Boy and some of the first "dime novels."

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