Fanny Huntington “Fannie” Runnells was born in Orford, New Hampshire in 1863, the daughter of a minister-historian, and died in 1940. Her parents supported her education, and she attended the Tilton (NH) Seminary from 1880-1882. She showed a musical talent, and she studied classical piano in Boston, followed by teaching music in New York, Frankfort KY and Parkesburg (PA) Classical Institute between 1883 to 1890.
Orford New Hampshire Poet, Musician, and Teacher: Fannie H. (Runnells) Poole (1863-1940) SEE ARTICLE
Photograph from: New Hampshire women:A collection of portraits and biographical sketches of daughters and residents of the Granite state The New Hampshire publishing co., 1895