Appleton's Cyclopedia of American Biography, edited by James
Grant Wilson, John Fiske and Stanley L. Klos. Six volumes, New York: D. Appleton
and Company, 1887-1889 and 1999. Virtualology.com warns that these 19th Century
biographies contain errors and bias. We rely on volunteers to edit the historic
biographies on a continual basis. If you would like to edit this biographyplease
submit a rewritten biography in text form.
If acceptable, the new biography will be published above the 19th Century
Appleton's Cyclopedia Biography citing the volunteer editor
Virtual American Biographies
Over 30,000 personalities
with thousands of 19th Century illustrations, signatures, and exceptional life
welcomes editing and additions to the
biographies. To become this site's editor or a contributor
or e-mail Virtualology here.
OLIVER, Grace Atkinson, author, born in Boston, Massachusetts, 24 September, 1844. Her maiden name was Little. She was educated in private schools in Boston, and married in 1869 a son of the Reverend George E. Ellis. Her husband died within two years, and in order to divert her mind she began to contribute to " Old and New," wrote editorial articles for the Boston "Advertiser," and book notices for various papers, and contributed, under the signature of her deceased husband, John Harvard Ellis, to the "Galaxy," the "Atlantic Monthly," and " Scribner's Monthly." Biographical sketches of Dora d'Istria and other persons were very favorably received. In 1879 she married Dr. Joseph Pearson Oliver. She has published in book-form " Life and Works of Anna L. Barbauld" (Boston, 1873); "Life of Maria Edgeworth," written with the aid of family papers and personal reminiscences that were afforded her by members of Miss Edgeworth's family when she visited England in 1874 (1882); "Memoirs of Ann and Jane Taylor, with Selections from their Works" (1883); and "Arthur Penrhyn Stanley, his Life, Work, and Teachings" (1885).
This site and its contents are not affiliated, connected,
associated with or authorized by the individual, family,
friends, or trademarked entities utilizing any part or
the subject's entire name. Any official or affiliated
sites that are related to this subject will be hyper
linked below upon submission
and Evisum, Inc. review.
Please join us in our mission to incorporate The Congressional Evolution of the United States of America discovery-based curriculum into the classroom of every primary and secondary school in the United States of America by July 2, 2026, the nation’s 250th birthday. , the United States of America: We The
People. Click Here