Celia Thaxter Death Cause and Date

Celia Thaxter's Death

Born (Birthday) June 29, 1835

Death Date August 25, 1894

Age of Death 59 years

Cause of Death Suicide

Profession Poet

The poet Celia Thaxter died at the age of 59. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

American poet known for such beloved nature poems as “The Sandpiper,” “The Kingfisher,” and “The Great White Owl.” She was a prominent member of the nineteenth-century New England literary scene.

The daughter of a lighthouse keeper, she grew up on the Isles of Shoals (near Maine and New Hampshire). She and her husband, Levi Thaxter, had a son named Roland.