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Prentiss, E. (Elizabeth), 1818-1878

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    • Prentiss, Elizabeth, 1818-1878
    • Prentiss, E. P. (Elizabeth Payson), 1818-1878
    • Prentiss, Elizabeth Payson, 1818-1878
    • Prentiss, Mrs. (Elizabeth), 1818-1878
    • Susan, Aunt, 1818-1878
    • Aunt Susan, 1818-1878
    • Author of Little Susy's six birthdays, 1818-1878
    • Author of Susy's six birthdays, 1818-1878
    • Author of Flower of the family, 1818-1878
    • Author of Stepping heavenward, 1818-1878
    • Little Susy's six birthdays, Author of, 1818-1878
    • Susy's six birthdays, Author of, 1818-1878
    • Flower of the family, Author of, 1818-1878
    • Stepping heavenward, Author of, 1818-1878
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    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1818-10-26
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1878-08-13
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Portland (Me.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Dorset (Vt.)
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        (naf) United States
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Portland (Me.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) New York (N.Y.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) New Bedford (Mass.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Dorset (Vt.)
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  • Sources

    • found: Her The flower of the family, 1854:t.p. (Author of Little Susy's six birthdays)
    • found: MWA/NAIP files(hdg.: Prentiss, E. (Elizabeth), 1818-1878; usage: E. Prentiss; Elizabeth Prentiss; E.P. Prentiss; Mrs. Prentiss; Author of Little Susy's six birthdays; Author of Flower of the family; Author of Stepping heavenward; Aunt Susan; Author of Susy's six birthdays)
    • found: DAB(Prentiss, Elizabeth Payson; b. 10/26/1818; d. 8/13/1878)
    • found: LC in RLIN, 6/11/86(hdg.: Prentiss, E. (Elizabeth), 1818-1878)
    • found: Prentiss, E. Stepping heavenward, 1899:title page (Mrs. E. Prentiss)
    • found: An Elizabeth Prentiss treasury, 2013:title page (by Elizabeth Prentiss and George L. Prentiss)
    • found: Find a Grave, WWW site, September 14, 2016:Elizabeth Payson Prentiss (Birth: Oct. 26, 1818, Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, USA; Death: Aug. 13, 1878, Bennington County, Vermont, USA . Author. She showed precocious skill as a writer and had her first stories published when she was 16. In 1845 she married George Lewis Prentiss ... they settled at New Bedford, Massachusetts ... Prentiss was best known for her "Little Susy" series of religious children's books, starting with "Little Susy's Six Birthdays" in 1853. Her other books include "The Flower of the Family -- A Book for Girls" (1856), "Stepping Heavenward" (1859), "Six Little Princesses and what they turned into" (1871) and "Golden Hours: Hymns and Songs of the Christian Life" (1873). Her last work was "Gentleman Jim" (1878), published just a few days after her death at 59 ...) -
    • found: Wikipedia, September 14, 2016:Elizabeth Prentiss (Elizabeth Payson Prentiss (Portland, Maine, October 26, 1818 -- August 13, 1878) was an American author, well known for her hymn "More Love to Thee, O Christ" and the religious novel Stepping Heavenward (1869) ... Elizabeth Payson was born in Portland, Maine, United States ... The family moved to New York City in 1831 ... In 1838, she opened a small girls' school in her home and took up a Sabbath-school class as well. Two years later, she left for Richmond, Virginia, to be a department head at a girls' boarding school. In 1845, she married George Lewis Prentiss ... settled in New Bedford, Massachusetts ... In 1851, George Prentiss became the pastor of Mercer Street Presbyterian Church in New York City ... The family eventually settled in Dorset, Vermont, where Elizabeth would die in 1878 at the age of 59 ...) -
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    • 1986-10-01: new
    • 2016-09-20: revised
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