Thaxter, Celia (F)

Surname: Thaxter (née Laighton)
Forename(s): Celia
b. 29 June 1835. d. 26 August 1894. Nationality: American. VIAF.
Poet and essayist. Née Laighton. Born in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Educated at home and at the Mount Washington Female Seminary. Married Levi Lincoln Thaxter in 1851. Travelled around Europe for 6 months from 1880-1881. Contributed to Atlantic Monthly, the Century, Harper’s, the Independent, Our Young Folks, St. Nicholas, and Youth’s Companion. Author of Poems (1872, 1874), Among the Isles of Shoals (1873), Poems for Children (1884), and An Island Garden (1894). Biographical information: ANB. (CC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 1
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
The Wreck of the Pocahontas 1868-03-28 All the Year Round Poet 3299