Chambers's biographical dictionary.
Edited by J.O.Thorne.
Rev. Edition.
New York: St. Martin's Press, [1969, c1968]
p. 1359.

WILCOX, Ella, nee Wheeler (1850-1919), American writer, prolific producers of verse, born at Johnstown Center, Wis., had completed a novel before she was ten, and later wrote at least two poems a day. The first of her many volumes of verse was Drops of Water (1872); the most successful was Poems of Passion (1883). Her Story of  Literary Career (1905) and The Worlds and I (1918) were autobiographical.