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Allen, Elizabeth

Born: 1832 AD
Died: 1911 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Authors

1832 – Allen was born in Strong, Maine on October 9, 1832.

1847 – Started writing at the age of fifteen under the pen name of Florency Percy.

1851 – Married Marshall S.M. Taylor.

1855 – Worked at the Portland Transcript.

1856 – Published her first book of poetry entitled Forest Buds from the Woods of Maine.

1858 – Became a contributor to the magazine "Atlantic Monthly".

1859 – Wrote the poem entitled Rock Me to Sleep, Mother.

1860 – Married Benjamin Paul Akers.

1863-1865 – Worked as a government clerk in Washington, DC..

1865 – Married Elijah M. Allen after Akers died.

1874 – Became the literary editor of the Daily Advertiser.

1911 – Died in Tuckahoe, New York on August 7, 1911.