Also called Aunt Friendly, Mrs. Woods Baker
SARAH SCHOONMAKER TUTHILL (1824–1906) was born in New Haven, Connecticut. The Sarah Schoonmaker name comes from her grandmother. She is the youngest daughter of Cornelius Tuthill Esq. and Mrs. Louisa Caroline Higgins, who were both writers and enjoyed books. Her father died when she was one year old. She married Woods Baker in 1851 who worked for the U. S. Coast Survey, who died in 1852. They had one child. She moved to Sweden in 1876. Some of her works are translated into French, Italian and Swedish.