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Emily Dickinson

Emily Dickinson[1, 2]

Female 1830 - 1886  (55 years)

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  • Name Emily Dickinson 
    Emily Dickinson
    Emily Dickinson
    Daguerrotype, ca. early 1847.
    Born 10 Dec 1830  Amherst, Hampshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 15 May 1886  Amherst, Hampshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Publication Nov 1890 
    Poems, edited by Mabel Loomis Todd and T. W. Higginson, was published. The majority of Dickinson's work was published posthumously. It was not until 1955 with the release of Thomas H. Johnson's Complete Poems that her work was presented without editing. 
    Letters
    Letters
    Buried West Cemetery, Amherst, Hampshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Findagrave memorial for Emily Dickinson
    Findagrave memorial for Emily Dickinson
    Lot 53, Grave B
    ID 282
    Photographed
    Person ID I21523  Dickinson
    Last Modified 4 Apr 2018 

    Father Edward Dickinson,   b. 1 Jan 1803, Amherst, Hampshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jun 1874, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Emily Elizabeth Norcross,   b. 3 Jul 1804, Monson, Hampden, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Nov 1882, Amherst, Hampshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 6 May 1828  Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Family ID F6700  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S501] Poetry Foundation, (Chicago: poetryfoundation.org), https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poets/emily-dickinson.

    2. [S502] Emily Dickinson Museum, (Amherst, Mass.: Trustees of Amherst College, 2009), www.emilydickinsonmuseum.org., https://www.emilydickinsonmuseum.org/.

    3. [S466] Massachusetts, Compiled Marriages, 1633-1850 [database on-line], (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005).