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Named after her grandmother, Sarah Logan Fisher, Sarah Logan Wister was born in Pierre County, Duncannon, near Philadelphia in 1873. Her Father John Wister descended from the wealthy Wisters of Philadelphia, while her mother descended from James Logan, Secretary to William Penn during the early colonial period.

Publication Date

1998

City

Philadelphia

Disciplines

American Material Culture | American Studies | Cultural History | History | United States History | Women's History

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[Note, the reproduction of a silhouette that is shown in this article was incorrectly identified by the author as "Sarah Starr." The woman depicted is actually Sarah Wister (1761-1804).]

Sarah Logan Wister Starr (1873-1956)

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