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Sara Payson Willis Parton

Sara Payson Willis PartonAKA Grata Payson Willis

Born: 9-Jul-1811
Birthplace: Portland, ME
Died: 10-Oct-1872
Location of death: New York City
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Columnist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Columnist Fanny Fern

Father: Nathaniel Willis (newspaperman)
Brother: Nathaniel Parker Willis (journalist, b. 1806, d. 1867)
Husband: Charles H. Eldredge (m. 1837, d. 1846)
Husband: Samuel P. Farrington (m. 1849, div. 1852)
Husband: James Parton (biographer, m. 1856)

    New York Ledger Columnist (1855-)

Author of books:
Fern Leaves from Fanny's Port-Folio (1853)
Fern Leaves (1854)
Little Ferns for Fanny's Little Friends (1854, juvenile)
Ruth Hall (1855, novel)
Rose Clark (1856, novel)
Fresh Leaves (1857, columns)
The Play-Day Book: New Stories for Little Folks (1857, juvenile)
A New Story Book for Children (1864, juvenile)
Folly as It Flies (1868, columns)
Ginger Snaps (1870, columns)
Caper-Sauce (1872, columns)

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