Sarah O. Crittenden

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Sarah O. Crittenden (Lee)

Also Known As: "Sarah Alexander "Sallie" Lee"
Birthdate: (38)
Birthplace: Virginia, United States
Death: September 14, 1824 (38)
Frankfort, Franklin County, Kentucky, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Major John Lee and Elizabeth Lee
Wife of John Jordan Crittenden, US Attorney General
Mother of Ann Mary Butler Coleman; Cornelia A. Crittenden; Maj. Gen. Thomas L. Crittenden (USA); Maj. Gen. George B. Crittenden (CSA); Sarah Lee Watson and 1 other
Sister of John Hancock Lee, I; Lewis Lee; Elizabeth Wilkerson; Lucinda Call; Matilda Ann Wallace and 1 other

Managed by: Pete Van Voast
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About Sarah O. Crittenden

Some sources show her middle initial to be "O" but others use "A" or Allerton.


On May 27, 1811, Crittenden married Sarah O. Lee at her house in Versailles.[11] Lee was a cousin of future U.S. President Zachary Taylor.[12] The couple had seven children before Sarah's death in mid-September 1824.[13] Among the children were Confederate major general George Crittenden and Union general Thomas Leonidas Crittenden. Daughter Sallie Lee "Maria" Crittenden was the mother of John C. Watson, a Rear Admiral in the U.S. Navy during the late 19th century.

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Sarah O. Crittenden's Timeline

1786
1786
Virginia, United States
1812
March 20, 1812
Age 26
1813
May 5, 1813
Age 27
1816
1816
Age 30
1819
May 15, 1819
Age 33
1821
January 8, 1821
Age 35
Kentucky, United States
1822
1822
Age 36
1824
September 14, 1824
Age 38
Frankfort, Franklin County, Kentucky, United States