Allen, Elizabeth Akers (F)

Surname: Allen
Forename(s): Elizabeth Ann Akers
b. 9 October 1832. d. 7 August 1911. Nationality: American. VIAF.
Poet and journalist. Née Chase. Pseudonym: Florence Percy. Alternative signature: Elizabeth Akers. From Strong, Maine. Daughter of Thomas Chase and Mercy Fenno Barton. Educated at Faringham Academy, Maine. Married three times: to Marshall Taylor in 1851 (divorced in 1857), to Benjamin Akers in 1860, then (following his death) to Elijah M. Allen in 1865. Worked as assistant editor of the Portland (Maine) Transcript. Widely published poetry in American periodicals, including the Atlantic Monthly. Publications include Forest Buds, from the Woods of Maine (1856). Biographical information: ANB. (BGL, AC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 3
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Christmas Carols 1869-12 The Argosy Poet 16259
Out at Sea 1872-12 The Argosy Poet 16313
Foreshadowing 1873-02 The Argosy Poet 16316