Nebraska Authors

Esmeralda Boyle

Born 1840-09-29 District of Columbia (USA)

Died 1928-04-18
Grand Island, NE (USA)

Grand Island, NE (USA)
Grand Island Cemetery

Places Lived

District of Columbia
Chadron, NE
Kearney, NE
Grand Island, NE

Author Of

  • Biography
  • Fiction
  • Nonfiction
  • Poetry


Fiction; Stories; Biography; Maryland



Places Worked

Government Land Office, Chadron, NE


She gave the first full life history of Francis Scott Key


Daughter of Admiral Junian Boyle, United States Navy


Thistledown. 1871.
The Story of Felice, 1873.
Songs of Land and Sea, 1875.
The Image Breaker. 1875.
Biographical Sketches of Distinguished Marylanders. 1877.
Father John McElroy, the Irish Priest. 1878.
Saint Cecilia's Gates. 1890.
Something About the Letterkins. 1900.

She published a novelette, 'The Daughter of His Friend,' in the St. Louis Magazine, 1886.

She has contributed to these publications:
The Galaxy
The Overland Monthly
The St. Louis Magazine
The Hesperian
and The Army and Navy Journal.

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Esmeralda Boyle

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