Suverkrop, Isabella Ann (F)

Surname: Suverkrop (née Smith)
Forename(s): Isabella Ann
b. 1819. d. 9 January 1903. Nationality: Scottish.
Poet and letter writer. Pseudonym: I. A. S. Née Smith. Travelled to Tennessee, United States, in 1850, where she married Edward Albert Suverkrop on 14 March 1851. Moved to San Francisco, travelling via New Orleans, Cuba, and Panama. Moved back to Scotland (1857-1860). Returned to the United States and settled in Washington, D. C. (1860-1869). Volunteered at hospitals during the Civil War. Moved back to Scotland in 1869, then to Surrey, and finally to Mayberry, Southampton. Author information from Chambers’s Journal ledger entry for the poem by I. A. S., In the Rhine Woods (published 14 June 1884), which gives the poet as Mrs Suverkrop, of 8 Windsor Terrace, St. George’s Rd, Glasgow (NLS Dep 341/369). Biographical information: Gilbert P. Gia, editor, The Suverkrop American Letters, 1842-1887, 2017 (7 March 2022). (AC, CC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 1
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
In the Rhine Woods. Cuckoo! Cuckoo! 1884-06-14 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 12826