Caroline Lee Hentz, an American authoress, born at Lancaster, Mass., in 1800, died at Mariana, Fla., Feb. 11, 1856. She was the daughter of Gen. John Whiting, and married in 1825 Mr. N. M. Hentz, who was afterward appointed professor at Chapel Hill college, N. C. At Covington, Ky., whither they removed from Chapel Hill, she wrote "De Lara, or the Moorish Bride," a play which obtained a prize of $500. She lived successively in Cincinnati, Florence, Ala., Tuscaloosa, Tuske-gee, and Columbus, Ga. Her writings include "Aunt Patty's Scrap Book" (1846); "The Mob Cap" (1848); "Linda, or the Young Pilot of the Belle Creole" (1850); "Rena, or the Snowbird" (1851); "Marcus Marland, or the Long Moss Spring" (1852); "Eoline, or Magnolia Vale" (1852); " Wild Jack" (1853); "Helen and Arthur, or Miss Thusa's Spinning Wheel" (1853); "The Planter's Northern Bride" (1854); and "Ernest Linwood" (1856).
Caroline Marie Felix Miolan - Carvalho, a French singer, born in Marseilles, Dec. 31, 1831. She studied under Delsarte and subsequently under Duprez at the Paris conservatory, where she obtained the first prize after having appeared in the first act of Lucia di Lammermoor and the second act of La June. In 1850 she won great applause in L'Ambassa-drice at the Opera Comique. In 1853 she married M. Leon Carvalho (Carvaille), who became manager of the Theatre Lyrique, with his wife as the leading prima donna. She performed with brilliant success in London in 1859, as successor of Mine. Bosio. Her chief roles are Margaret in "Faust," Dinorah, Juliet in "Romeo and Juliet," Zerline in "Don Juan," and Rosine in " The Barber of Seville".
Caroline Matilda Stansbury (Kirkland), an American authoress, born in New York in January, 1801, died there, April 6, 1864. She was married to Prof. William Kirkland of Hamilton college, who established a seminary in Goshen, on Seneca lake, and afterward emigrated with his family to Michigan, whence after a residence of 2 1/2 years they removed in 1843 to New York. Her works include "A New Home: Who'll follow?" (Boston, 1839); "Forest Life" (1842); "Western Clearings" (1846); "Holidays Abroad, or Europe from the West" (2 vols., 1849); " The Evening Book, or Fireside Talk on Morals and Manners, with Sketches of Western Life" (1852); "A Book for the Home Circle" (1853); the letterpress to "The Book of Home Beauty;" and "Personal Memoirs of George Washington" (1858).
Caroline May, an American authoress, born in England. She is the daughter of the Rev. Edward Harrison May, for many years pastor of one of the Dutch Reformed churches of New York. She has edited "American Female Poets'1 (1848), with numerous biographical and critical notes; "Treasured Thoughts from Favorite Authors" (12mo, 1851); "The Woodbine'1 (1852), an annual; and has published "Poems" (1864), and "Hymns on the Collects" (1872). Miss Mavis also a painter and musician. She resides at Pelham, Westchester co.. N. Y., on the grounds of Miss Bolton's "Priory." - Her brother, Edward II. May, is a painter of some celebrity in Paris.