Eliza Frances Andrews

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Birthday
10, 1840
Birthplace
Georgia
Death Date
Jan 21, 1931 (90)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
10, 1840
Birthplace
Georgia
Death Date
Jan 21, 1931 (90)

About

An American turn-of-the-century writer, she is best known for The War-Time Journal of a Georgian Girl (1908). A popular southern writer, she frequently published stories and essays in both the New York World and Godey's Lady's Book.

Before Fame

She worked as a teacher and became the principal of an all-female school in Mississippi.

Trivia

She wrote two botany textbooks.

Family Life

She was raised in Georgia by Annulet Ball and Garnett Andrews. Her father was both an attorney and a slave owner.

Associated With

She and Horatio Alger were both Gilded Age authors.

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