Born: 1844, Brooklyn, New York (or possibly circa 1850, based on the age given in her obituary).
Died: August 6, 1920, Brooklyn, New York.
Buried: Mount Olivet Cemetery, Maspeth, New York.
Pseudonym: Madeline S. Bridges.
Mary was the daughter of Thomas Ainge De Vere, owner and editor of the Williamsburg Morning Post, and associate editor of Irish World, and Mary McIntyre.
Her poetry was published in New York newspapers, as well as magazines such as The Century, Harper’s, Frank Leslie’s, Lippincott’s, and Littell’s Living Age. Her humorous pieces appeared in Puck, Life, Judge, and other periodicals.
Her other works include:
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