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Ann Sophia Stephens (1810–1886)

Stephens, Ann Sophia (Winterbotham). An American novelist; born in Derby, CT, 1810; died in Newport, RI, Aug. 20, 1886. After 1837 she resided in New York, and was at different times engaged in editorial work. Most noted of her poems is ‘The Polish Boy,’ and of her novels ‘Fashion and Famine’ (1854). Among her other publications are: ‘The Old Homestead’ (1855; 2 vols., 1860); ‘Sibyl Chase’ (1862); and ‘Ahmo’s Plot’ (1863).