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Nathaniel Parker Willis

Nathaniel Parker WillisBorn: 20-Jan-1806
Birthplace: Portlane, ME
Died: 20-Jan-1867
Location of death: Tarrytown, NY
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, MA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Journalist, Author

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Pencillings by the Way

Father: Nathaniel Willis (newspaperman)
Sister: Sara Payson Willis Parton (columnist, aka Fanny Fern)
Wife: (d. 1845)
Wife: Cornelia Grinnell (m. 1846)

    High School: Phillips Academy Andover
    University: Yale University (1827)

    The New York Mirror Foreign Correspondent (1832-36)
    The New York Evening Mirror Co-Editor

Author of books:
Sketches (1827, poetry)
Fugitive Poetry (1829, poetry)
Pencillings by the Way (1835, columns, 3 vols.)
Melanie and Other Poems (1835, poetry)
Loiterings of Travel (1840, columns)
Letters from under a Bridge (1840)
Dashes at Life with a Free Pencil (1845)
Prose and Poetical Works (1846, anthology)
Rural Letters (1849)
Life Here and There (1850)
Hurry-Graphs (1851)
Outdoors at Idlewild (1854)
Ragbag (1855)
Paul Fane (1857, novel)
The Convalescent (1859)


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