Emma Embury

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Birthday
25, 1806
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Feb 10, 1863 (56)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
25, 1806
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Feb 10, 1863 (56)

About

Remembered for several nineteenth-century works of fiction, non-fiction, and poetry, this American writer is perhaps most well known for Guido: A Tale (1828) and The Waldorf Family: or, Grandfather's Legend (1848).

Before Fame

During her teenage years, she penned numerous stories for the New York Mirror.

Trivia

Poems of Emma C. Embury was published six years after the author's death.

Family Life

The child of Elizabeth Post and James Manley, she spent her youth in New York City. Her marriage to banker Daniel Embury began in the late 1820s.

Associated With

She and her literary contemporary Ann Stephens were the first two female editors of a Philadelphia-based publication titled Graham's Magazine.