Jessica Nelson North’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Sep 7, 1891

Death Date

Jan 3, 1988

Age of Death

96 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

Jan 3, 1988



The poet Jessica Nelson died at the age of 96. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Older sister of the acclaimed children’s author Sterling North and a noted writer and poet in her own right. Her best known works include Arden Acres, The Prayer Rug, The Giant’s Shoe, and a poetry collection called The Long Leash.

She grew up in Wisconsin as the daughter of David Willard North and Sarah Elizabeth Nelson North. In 1921, she married Reed Inness MacDonald; the couple went on to have two children.