Sarah was born at Williamston, NC. She graduated from Laville Semitnary in Halifax Co., NC in 1841 and moved to Alexandria Virginia in 1848. She was a novelist and a poet. Her most noted work is Bertha, the Beauty, a Story of the southern REvolution, 1872, whichi s reportedly an autobiographical novel. She died in Alexandria, 16 Feb, 1896.
Dianne Shapiro, from "Genealogy of the Whittelsey-Whittlesey family" by Charles Barney Whittelsey, Hartford, Conn., 1898 Go to person page >