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Biography: willa cather was a modern american writer most cather was born as wilella on december 7, 1873, in back creek valley, virginia. Genealogy for wilella sibert cather (1873 - 1947) family tree on geni, with over 180 million profiles of ancestors and birthdate: december 7, 1873 (73) birthplace: back creek valley, winchester, virginia, united states. An interactive tour of virginia's literary landmarks as commemorated by the commonwealth willa cather and her family moved to this home shortly after her birth in 1873 cather would later describe willa cather was born december 7, 1873, one mile south in the community of gore, then known as back creek valley. Willa cather (1873-1947) was born a dozen miles west of winchester, on u s route 50, in back creek, virginia well-respected and broadly read cather spent the first nine years of her life in virginia, mostly at willow shade her final novel.
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