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Anderson, Isabel (nee Perkins)

Born: 1876 AD
Died: 1948 AD, at 72 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Authors


1877 - Born as Isabel Weld Perkins in Boston. American heiress and author.

1882 - Isabel had inherited $17 million cash from her grandfather, William Fletcher Weld.

1897 - Larz and Isabel were married in Boston and embarked on a life of luxury combined with public service and adventure.

1909 - She wrote various stories including: King Foxy; The Moon Baby; The Magic Lock; Forest School; Ocean Giant; The Ghost Pony; The Fairy Fleet; The Bold Sea Dwarfs; Whistling Bob and his Wicked Cat; The Maden of Rosyland; The Snow Fairies Ball, etc.

1918 - Isabel received the Croix d Guerre for her nursing service in the Great War.

1948 - When Isabel Anderson passed away, she bequeathed her entire Brookline estate, including mansion, Carriage House, land, and automobiles, to the Town of Brookline.


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