Webster's Biographical Dictionary.
Springfield, Mass: Merriam, 1972
p. 1572.

Wilcox, Ella, nee Wheeler. 1850-1919. American journalist and poet, b. near Madison, Wis.; m. Robert Marius Wilcox (1884; d. 1916); for many years wrote a daily poem for a syndicate of newspapers; published over twenty volumes of verse, including Drops of Water (1872), Poems of Passion (her best-known book; 1883), Sweet Danger (1902), The Art of Being Alive (1914).