The weariest and most troubled married life
That age, ache, penury, or jealousy
Can lay on nature, is a paradise
To being an old maid.
(Shakesperian Readings, 1-1)
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:
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: 4 September 1824
Death date: 31 July 1871
Buried at: Greenwood Cemetery, Brokklyn, N.Y.