Sarah O. Crittenden

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Sarah O. Crittenden (Lee)

Also Known As: "Sarah Alexander "Sallie" Lee"
Birthplace: Virginia, United States
Death: Died in Frankfort, Franklin County, Kentucky, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Maj. John Arthur Lee and Elizabeth Lee
Wife of John Jordan Crittenden, US Attorney General
Mother of Ann Mary Butler Coleman; Maj. Gen. Thomas L. Crittenden (USA); Maj. Gen. George B. Crittenden (CSA) and Sarah Lee Watson
Sister of John Hancock Lee; Mary Belle Price; Thomas Bell Lee, Sr.; Elizabeth Wilkerson; Lucinda Call and 3 others
Half sister of Zachariah Lee, Sr. and Willis Atwell Lee

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

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