WorldCat Identities

Finley, Martha 1828-1909

Overview
Works: 247 works in 1,199 publications in 1 language and 19,931 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Domestic fiction  Religious fiction  Christian fiction  Domestic fiction, American  Young adult works 
Classifications: PZ7, [FIC]
Publication Timeline
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posthumous Publications by Martha Finley, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Martha Finley
Elsie Dinsmore by Martha Finley ( Book )
100 editions published between 1806 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Living with her uncle's family on a southern plantation in the mid-nineteenth century, motherless eight-year-old Elsie finds it difficult to establish a relationship with her worldly father who seems indifferent to her religious principles
Elsie's endless wait by Martha Finley ( Book )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the 1840's, eight-year-old heiress Elsie Dinsmore has only her Christian faith and the hope of love from the father she has never met to sustain her while living on a southern plantation with relatives who care little for her and disapprove of her strong religious principles
Elsie's girlhood by Martha Finley ( Book )
49 editions published between 1872 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Elsie's experiences changes from girlhood to womanhood, her family is also undergoing change
Elsie's womanhood : a sequel to "Elsie's girlhood" by Martha Finley ( Book )
41 editions published between 1875 and 2013 in English and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Elsie's marriage to John Travilla opens up a new phase in her life when she moves to Viamede, her mother's childhood home
Elsie's impossible choice by Martha Finley ( Book )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Having refused to violate her religious principles, even at her father's command, nine-year-old Elsie and her father both suffer terribly during his recuperation from a serious illness, especially since his stepmother encourages the rift between them
Elsie's new life by Martha Finley ( Book )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
During her tenth summer, Elsie is reunited with old friends, travels throughout New England, and introduces her father to the woman who will become her new mother
Elsie's motherhood by Martha Finley ( Book )
39 editions published between 1875 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On the occasion of their tenth anniversary, Elsie and her husband John come under attack, accused of being carpetbaggers and scalawags
Elsie's stolen heart by Martha Finley ( Book )
5 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
While visiting an elderly, eccentric great-aunt in Ohio, eighteen-year-old Elsie is courted by a young man who has been sent by her uncle Arthur to win not only her hand, but her fortune as well
Elsie at Nantucket by Martha Finley ( Book )
30 editions published between 1884 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ready to put aside her mourning clothes, Elsie spends an idyllic summer with her family in seaside cottages on Nantucket Island, where minor disturbances include a test of Lulu's obedience and of Zoe's faith and trust in God
Elsie's troubled times by Martha (EDT) Finley ( Book )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As Elsie and Edward experience the joys of parenthood, the Civil War begins and ends, with terrible losses to their families
Elsie's children : a sequel to "Elsie's motherhood" by Martha Finley ( Book )
27 editions published between 1875 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Elsie, Edward, and their children spend the summer in upstate New York with the Ross family, whom they share their love of Christ with, and must trust the Lord when their youngest daughter falls ill
Elsie's great hope by Martha Finley ( Book )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Elsie and her family endure tragedies as well as experience the joys of life in the 1870s
Elsie's holidays at Roselands by Martha Finley ( Book )
26 editions published between 1876 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Eight-year-old Elsie believes that obeying a request her father has made would violate her conscience, and she must refuse him. He, in turn, believes Elsie is being willful and disobedient, failing to see her refusal as a matter of her deep, abiding faith in God
Elsie's tender mercies by Martha Finley ( Book )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Elsie Dinsmore Travilla, who has always tried to live a truly Christian life, returns to Ion Plantation after the Civil War to discover that old hatreds run deep and that she must rely on her faith to withstand the Ku Klux Klan
Grandmother Elsie : a sequel to Elsie's widowhood by Martha Finley ( Book )
25 editions published between 1882 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this eight volume in the The Original Elsie Dinsmore Series, Elsie's children -- Elsie, Edward, and Violet -- grow up and become adults. The events leading up to their marriages are causes for great celebration, and soon Elsie becomes a delighted, happy grandmother
Elsie's true love ( Book )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Elsie, now twenty-one years old, wishes to marry an old friend but her father decrees she must first learn to manage her inheritance, including her mother's Louisiana sugar plantation and its slaves
Elsie's widowhood; a sequel to "Elsie's children." by Martha Finley ( Book )
26 editions published between 1880 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Elsie trusts in the Lord to comfort her when her husband dies suddenly
Millie's unsettled season by K. R Hamilton ( Book )
6 editions published in 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Millie Keith is moving from Ohio to Indiana with her family and her Christian faith must sustain her through the journey
Elsie's new relations : what they did and how they fared at Ion : a sequel to Grandmother Elsie by Martha Finley ( Book )
28 editions published between 1883 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Violet's hidden doubts : book one of the A life of faith: Violet Travilla series, based on the characters by Martha Finley ( Book )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Though Violet tries to keep her family's spirits up during troubled times, she has many doubts of her own
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Martha, Cousin, 1828-1909

Author of Ella Clinton and Aunt Ruth 1828-1909
Author of Marion Harvey 1828-1909
Author of Try 1828-1909
Cousin Martha 1828-1909
Ella Clinton and Aunt Ruth, Author of 1828-1909
Farquharson, Martha
Farquharson, Martha 1828-1909
Marion Harvey, Author of 1828-1909
Martha 1828-1909 Cousin
Martha, Cousin, 1828-1909
Try, Author of 1828-1909
Languages
English (433)
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