|Name:||Maria Susanna Cummins|
|Birth Day:||April 9, 1827|
|Death Date:||Oct 1, 1866 (age 39)|
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As per our current Database, Maria Susanna Cummins died on Oct 1, 1866 (age 39).
She studied at Mrs. Charles Sedgwick's Young Ladies' School in Lenox, Massachusetts.
Maria Susanna Cummins was born in Salem, Massachusetts, on April 9, 1827. She was the daughter of Honorable David Cummins and Maria F. Kittredge, and was the eldest of four children from that marriage. The Cummins family resided in the neighborhood of Dorchester in Boston, Massachusetts. Cummins' father encouraged her to become a writer at an early age. She studied at Mrs. Charles Sedgwick's Young Ladies School in Lenox, Massachusetts.
In 1854, she published the novel The Lamplighter, a sentimental book which was widely popular and which made its author well-known. One reviewer called it "one of the most original and natural narratives". Within eight weeks, it sold 40,000 copies and totaled 70,000 by the end of its first year in print. She wrote other books, including Mabel Vaughan (1857), none of which had the same success. Cummins also published in some of the popular periodicals of her day.
Cummins died in Dorchester after a period of illness on October 1, 1866.
Maria was the Massachusetts-born daughter of David Cummins and Maria F. Kittredge.
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