Who is Lydia Howard SigourneyLydia Huntley Sigourney (September 1, 1791 – June 10, 1865), née Lydia Howard Huntley, was an American poet during the early and mid 19th century. She was commonly known as the "Sweet Singer of Hartford". Most of her works were published with just her married name Mrs. Sigourney.
Contents BiographyEarly life Mrs. Sigourney was born in Norwich, Connecticut to Ezekiel Huntley and Zerviah Wentworth. Their only child, she was named after her father's first wife, Lydia Howard, who had died soon after marrying Ezekiel.
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Lydia Howard Sigourney Poems
- In Memoriam. - Mr. David F. Robinson,
Died at Hartford, January 26th, 1862, aged 61.
We did not think it would be so;-- ...
- In Memoriam. - Samuel G. Ogden, Esq.,
Died at Astoria, New York, April 5th, 1860.
Upon his suffering couch he lay, ...
- In Memoriam. - Deacon Normand Smith,
Died at Hartford, May 22d, 1860, aged 87.
One saintly man the less, to teach us how ...
- In Memoriam. - Miss Catharine Ball,
Daughter of Hon. Judge BALL of Hoosick Falls, N.Y., died at the City of Washington, 1862.
Bright sunbeam of a father's heart ...
- In Memoriam. - Rev. Henry Albertson Post,
Died at Warrensburgh, New York, November 12th, 1861, aged 26.
Read me rejoicing Psalms, ...