Turner, Eliza S. (F)

Surname: Turner
Forename(s): Eliza L. Sproat
b. 1826. d. 20 June 1903. Nationality: American. VIAF.
Poet and suffragist. Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Published poems, essays, and fiction in American periodicals, including the Christian Keepsake, National Era, and the New Century for Women. Author of Out-of-Door Rhymes (1872), and the tract Four Quite New Reasons Why You Should Want Your Wife to Vote. Married Nathaniel Randolphe in 1855 and, after his death, lived with her mother and two female friends. In 1864 Married Joseph C, Turer. Served as a volunteer nurse in the American Civil War. Active in many organisations in Philadelphia, including the Union of Associonists, Anti-Slavery Society, and the Woman Suffrage Association. Spoke at the 1876 Philadelphia Woman's Congress. (AC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 1
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Another Chance 1868-04 The Argosy Poet 16217