Augusta Jane Evans Death Cause and Date

Augusta Jane's Death

Born (Birthday) May 8, 1835

Death Date May 9, 1909

Age of Death 74 years

Cause of Death Heart Attack

Profession Novelist

The novelist Augusta Jane died at the age of 74. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

A nineteenth-century southern writer, she published nine novels, including Inez (1850), Beulah (1859), Macaria (1863), St. Elmo (1866), and Vashti (1869). She is known for her sentimental, Victorian literary style and for the domestic themes of her works.

She was engaged to James Reed Spalding, but broke off the engagement because Spalding had Union sympathies. She married Confederate veteran Lorenzo Madison Wilson in 1868.