Stoddard, Lavinia (F)

b. 29 June 1787. d. 28 November 1820. Nationality: American.
Poet and educator. From Guilford, Connecticut. Née Stone. Married Dr. William Stoddard in 1811, with whom she established a school in Troy, on the Hudson river. They moved to Blakeley, Alabama, c. 1818, after Lavinia was diagnosed with tuberculosis; shortly afterwards her husband died, leaving her in poverty. Biographical information: Rufus Wilmot Griswald, editor, *The Female Poets of America*, Moss, Brother & Co., 1860, p. 44. (AC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 1
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
The Soul’s Defiance 1834-07-05 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 3247