- Category : Writers-Fiction
- Type : ME
- Profile : 5/1 - Heretical / Investigator
- Definition : Split - Large
- Incarnation Cross : LAX Upheaval 1
British-American writer, she authored 30 novels in addition to her autobiography in 1913. She married Robert Barr on July 11, 1850 and together they emigrated to the US a few years later, settling in Texas. The couple had nine children but only six were alive in 1867 when yellow fever struck her family. Her husband and three additional children died in 1867. In 1869 she moved to New York with her remaining three daughters. She began teaching and writing for publications. In 1885 her first novel, "Jan Vedder's Wife" was a huge success and she continued writing, mainly historical romances. Her 1888 book "Remember the Alamo" was made into a movie some 70-80 years later.
She died on March 10, 1919 on Long Island, NY.