Catharine Sedgwick 


Birthday December 28, 1789

Birth Sign Capricorn

Birthplace Puerto Rico

DEATH DATE Jul 31, 1867 (77)

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American writer known for her "domestic fiction" and her novel Hope Leslie.

Before Fame

She made a living writing short stories for different publications.


She was a proponent of Republican motherhood.

Family Life

She married William Minot.

Associated With

Edgar Allan Poe was a fan of her works.