Sill, Joseph (M)

Surname: Sill
Forename(s): Joseph
b. 14 May 1801. d. 2 November 1854. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Poet. Born in Carlisle, Cumberland. Left school at the age of 12 to support his widowed mother and sister. Immigrated to Philadelphia in 1819 and became a United States citizen in 1827. Married Jane Todhunter on 20 October 1825. Opened a haberdashery store with his wife in 1827. Member of the Society of the Sons of St. George in Philadelphia. Biographical information: Elizabeth Geffen, Joseph Sill and His Diary, Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography, vol. 94, 1970, pp. 275-330. (CC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 1
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
New Verses for the Queen’s Anthem 1841-07-03 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 5270