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Appletons' Cyclopædia of American Biography/Atherton, Gertrude Franklin

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ATHERTON, Gertrude Franklin, author, b. in San Francisco about 1850. She is a daughter of Thomas E. Horne, was educated at Sayre institute, and married George H. B. Atherton, of Menlo Park, Cal. Since his death she has pursued a literary career, and since 1894 has resided in England. Mrs. Atherton is the author of “What Dreams may come” (New York, 1888); “Hermia Suydam” (1889); “Los Cerritos” (1890); “Mrs. Pendleton's Four-in-Hand” (1801); “A Question of Time” (1892); “The Doomswoman” “Before the Gringos came” (1894); “A Whirl Asunder” (1898); “His Fortunate Grace” and “Patience Sparhawk and her Times” (1897); “The Califoniians,” “Valiant Runaways,” and “American Wives and English Husbands” (1898); and “A Daughter of the Vine” (1899).