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