The poet Rebecca Hammond died at the age of 83. Here is all you want to know, and more!
Biography - A Short Wiki
Massachusetts-born, Vermont and Indiana-based poet who published her famous long poem, “On the Banks of the Ohio,” in 1823. She also published an 1820 poetry collection entitled Miscellaneous Poems on Moral and Religious Subjects.
She married Samuel Lard in Vermont in 1801 and gave birth to four children prior to her 1828 divorce.