Woman of the Century/Adeline D. Train Whitney

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WHITNEY, Mrs. Adeline Dutton Train, author, born in Boston, Mass., 15th September, 1824. She is a daughter of Enoch Train, formerly a well-known shipping merchant and founder of a packet line between Boston and Liverpool. She was educated in Boston. She became the wife of Seth D. Whitney, of Milton, Mass., in 1843. She contributed a good deal to various magazines in her early years. Her published works are "Foolsteps on the Seas" (1859); "Mother Goose for Grown Folks" (1860), revised in 1870, and 1882; "Boys at Chequasset" (1862); "Faith Gartney's Girlhood" (1863); "The Gayworthys" (1865); "A Summer in Leslie Goldthwaite's Life" (1866); "Patience Strong's Outings" (1868); "Hitherto" (1869): " We Girls " (1870); "Real Folks" (1871); "Pansies," poems (1871); "The Oilier Girls" (1873); " Sights and Insights " (1876); "Just How: "A Key to Cook-Books" (1878); "Odd or Even" (1880); "Bonnyborough" (1885); "Homespun Yarns," "Holy-Tides" (1886); "Daffodils" and "Bird-Talk" (1887). The last three volumes named are in verse. "Ascubney Street" and "A Golden Gossip." first issued as serials in the "Ladies' Home journal," Philadelphia, were published in book form in 1888 and 1890.