Cary, Phoebe (1824 - 1871)

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Born on September 4, 1824, at Mount Healthy, close to Cincinnati, Ohio, Phoebe Cary and her older sister Alice co-published poems in 1849 and then Phoebe went on to bring out three volumes of her own:

  • Poems and Parodies (1854)
  • Poems of Faith, Hope, and Love (1868)
  • Hymns for all Christians, edited by Phoebe Cary (1868)

A few months after her sister's death, Phoebe died on July 31, 1871, in Newport, Rhode Island.

Given Name: 
Phoebe
Family Name: 
Cary
Birth Date: 
September 4, 1824
Death Date: 
July 31, 1871
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