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Adah Isaacs Menken (1835–1868)

Menken, Adah Isaacs. An American-Jewish poet and actress; born near New Orleans, 1835; died in 1868. Her maiden name was Dolores Adios Fuertes. Married four times (once to the pugilist John C. Heenan), she was generally known by the name of her first husband, Alexander Isaacs Menken. Her verses show poetic ability uncultivated. She published: ‘Memories’; ‘Infelicia’ (1868).