Widow Douglas

Real Name

Mrs. Douglas

First Appearance

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876)

Original Publisher

American Publishing Company

Created by

Samuel Clemens (as "Mark Twain")


Widow Douglas is the kind, old lady who takes Huckleberry Finn in after he and Tom Sawyer come into some money. She tries her best to civilize Huck, believing it is her Christian duty.

Her sister is Miss Watson.

Public Domain Appearances


  • The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
  • The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn


  • Tom Sawyer (1917)
  • Huck and Tom (1918)
  • Huckleberry Finn (1920)

See Also

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