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William Cullen Bryant

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William Cullen Bryant

American “Fireside” Poet

    William Cullen Bryant

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    • 1st Generation
    • Ahnentafel No:
    • Birth Date:
    • 3 Nov 1794 
    • Birth Location:
    • Cummington, Hampshire, Massachusetts 
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    • Death Date:
    • 12 Jun 1878 
    • Death Location:
    • New York, New York 
    • Burial Date:
    • Burial Location:
    • Roslyn Cemetery, Roslyn, Nassau, New York 
    • Notes: 
    • American “Fireside” Poet, journalist and editor of the New York Evening Post

      William Cullen Bryant is often listed among the Fireside Poets. The group consisted of the first American poets whose popularity rivaled that of British poets. It is often said to include John Greenleaf Whittier, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, William Cullen Bryant, Oliver Wendell Holmes, and James Russell Lowell.

  • Marriages for William Cullen Bryant

    • Spouse:
    • Frances Fairchild

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