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Wister, Sarahlocked

(20 July 1761–21 April 1804)
  • Kathryn Zabelle Derounian-Stodola

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Wister, Sarah (20 July 1761–21 April 1804), Quaker diarist and poet, was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the eldest child of Daniel Wister, merchant, and Lowry Jones. The Wister family was wealthy, and Sally, as she was called, was educated at the Quaker Girls School run by philanthropist ...

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