Phoebe Cary

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Birthday
4, 1824
Birthplace
Mount Healthy, OH
Death Date
Jul 31, 1871 (46)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
4, 1824
Birthplace
Mount Healthy, OH
Death Date
Jul 31, 1871 (46)

About

Spiritual, feminist poet who is remembered for her 1867 collection Poems of Faith, Hope and Love. Her later works include Ballads for Little Folk and The Last Poems of Alice and Phoebe Cary.

Before Fame

Born into a Unitarian Universalist household in Ohio, she moved to New York City in 1850.

Trivia

She hosted dinner parties that were attended by such high-profile guests as Elizabeth Cady Stanton and John Greenleaf Whittier.

Family Life

She had a younger sister named Alice who was also a poet. The sisters collaborated on numerous poetry collections.

Associated With

She briefly served as editor of The Revolution, a pro-women's-rights publication founded by Susan B. Anthony.