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Wild, Mary Johanna Rhodes


Biographical Note

Born in 1799 in Providence, Rhode Island to William Nehemiah Rhodes and Mary Throop Cushing Rhodes. In 1819 she married homeopathic doctor Charles Wild and they settled in Brookline, Massachusetts. They had at least one son, Edward, who fought for the Union in the Civil War.

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Mary Johanna Rhodes Wild diary


Diary of Mary Johanna Rhodes Wild, detailing her daily life in Brookline, Massachusetts, as the wife of homeopathic doctor Charles Wild. Wild discusses housekeeping, finances, and marital discord, as well as her reading, occasional travels, and circle of friends and family. The volume includes 12 pages of a diary by her mother, Mary Throop Cushing Rhodes.

Restrictions on Access

Open for research; digital version also available. Volume is fragile and should be used with care.

Dates: 1845 - 1865