Born: May 23, 1810, Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Died: July 19, 1850, in a shipwreck near Fire Island, New York.
Margaret was the daughter of Timothy Fuller, and wife of Marchese Giovanni Ossoli.
Around age 25, she began teaching at Bronson Alcott’s school. Two years later, she became the principal teacher at the Green Street School in Providence, Rhode Island.
She moved to near Boston, Massachusetts, in 1839, and lived there five years. In 1840, she founded The Dial magazine, publishing poetry and philosophical articles.
From 1844–46, she lived in New York, and contributed literary criticism to Horace Greeley’s The Tribune.
She toured England, France and Italy in 1846, and met her husband overseas. She, her husband and child died when their ship was wrecked on their way to America.