How old was Frances Hodgson Burnett the author, when her father died?
- Anonymous10 years agoFavorite Answer
Frances Hodgson Burnett was born on 24 November 1849. Her father died in 1853 (1852 according to some sources), so that would make her three years old.
Page 12 here: http://books.google.co.uk/books?id=WvfyNS5adXAC&pr...
(Strangely, the Gale Encyclopaedia here says that her father died in 1865, which would make her 16 or so. http://www.answers.com/topic/frances-hodgson-burne...