1866–1932

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Born: De­cem­ber 24, 1866, Vine­land, New Jer­sey.

Died: Sep­tem­ber 8, 1932, Clif­ton Springs, New York.

Buried: Clif­ton Springs Vil­lage Ce­me­te­ry, Clif­ton Springs, New York.

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Biography

Annie was the daugh­ter of El­on G. John­son. She was ev­i­dent­ly adopt­ed by the Flint fa­mi­ly as a young girl.

She at­tend­ed school in Tren­ton, New Jer­sey, and be­came a teach­er. She had to quit teach­ing af­ter only few years when se­vere arth­ri­tis made her un­ab­le to walk.

Thereafter, she lived near the Clif­ton Springs Sa­ni­tar­i­um, and be­gan writ­ing po­et­ry. Ma­ny of her vers­es were pub­lished on cards, and in ma­ga­zines, as well as in book form.

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