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