1823–1908

Ap­ril 6, 1823, Lan­cas­ter, Mas­sa­chu­setts.

No­vem­ber 1, 1908, Gales­burg, Il­li­nois.

Hope Ce­me­te­ry, Gales­burg, Il­li­nois.

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Julia was the wife of Un­i­ver­sal­ist min­is­ter Tho­mas J. Car­ney (mar­ried 1849).

She be­gan writ­ing vers­es in early child­hood, con­trib­ut­ing po­ems to ju­ve­nile per­i­od­i­cals when she was on­ly four­teen. She be­gan teach­ing pri­ma­ry school in Bos­ton, Mas­sa­chu­setts, in 1844.

  1. Little Drops of Wa­ter
  2. O Sweet­ly Breathe the Lyres Above
  3. Our Hea­ven Is Ev­er­y­where
  4. Speak Not Harsh­ly, Much of Care
  5. Think Gent­ly of the Err­ing One
  6. We Come to Thee, O God