Second Husband: Stephen Townsend

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1900: Married Her Second Husband

March 29, 1900

1900: At 51, she married Dr. Stephen Townsend, a much younger man.  She quickly broke it off with him, but there is no actual record of a divorce.

Image used from Angelic Shirley Carpenter & Jean Shirley’s book,

“Frances Hodgson Burnett, Beyond the Secret Garden” (need to input amazon link to book here)

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