Woman of the Century/Annie Wall
WALL, Mrs. Annie, author, born in Crawford county, Wis., 19th September, 1859. Her ANNIE WALL. father, I. B. Carpenter, died when Annie was three years old. After his death she lived for about three years with her maternal grandmother in Richmond county. Mrs. Carpenter was married again, and little Annie went home to live in Crawford county, until she was twelve years old. Then she went to live in Grant county. Her first poem was published when she was fourteen years old. She wrote regularly for a few years for "Farm and Fireside." She has written for many other papers, and most regularly for the Chicago "Sun" and Milwaukee "Sentinel." She wrote for the Pueblo, Col., "Press" for nearly a year, until failing health prevented regular literary work. She became the wife, 12th June. 1878, of" B. T. Wall, of Marion Ind. Two of their children died in infancy, and one- child is living. Mr. Wall removed to Pueblo, for the benefit ol his wife's health. There they have a pleasant home.