Born: June 9, 1824, Han­cock, New Hamp­shire.

Died: No­vem­ber 26, 1908, El­mi­ra, New York.

Buried: Mount Hope Ce­me­tery, Ro­ches­ter, New York.


Love was the daugh­ter of Hen­ry Whit­comb and Love Fos­ter, and wife of Dr. Fred­er­ick Llew­ell­en Ho­vey Will­is of Bos­ton, Mas­sa­chu­setts (mar­ried 1858).

A Un­i­tar­i­an, at var­ious times she ed­it­ed The Ban­ner of Light in Bos­ton, and Tif­fa­ny’s Month­ly Ma­ga­zine.

She lat­er lived for ma­ny years in Ro­chester, New York. By 1907, she was liv­ing in Gle­no­ra, New York, on Se­ne­ca Lake.



Help Needed

If you know where to get a good pho­to of Will­is (head & shoul­ders, at least 200×300 pix­els),