1820–1871

Introduction

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Born: Ap­ril 26, 1820, Mount Heal­thy, Ohio.

Died: Feb­ru­a­ry 12, 1871, New York. At her fun­er­al, the pall­bear­ers in­clud­ed Phi­ne­as T. Bar­num, found­er of the Bar­num & Bailey Cir­cus, and news­pa­per ed­it­or and pub­lisher Hor­ace Greel­ey.

Buried: Green-Wood Ce­me­te­ry, Brook­lyn, New York.

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Cary Sisters’ Grave

Biography

Cary moved to New York around 1852. She and her sis­ter Phoe­be were both gift­ed poets. Be­sides some prose works, Alice pro­duced:

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