Sarah Latham Wright1

F, b. 26 December 1791, d. 19 January 1822
FatherAugustus Wright b. 8 May 1765, d. 28 Mar 1819
MotherKatharine Uyt ten Bogaert [second] b. 21 Mar 1770, d. 2 May 1806
     Sarah Latham was born on Monday, 26 December 1791 in the City, County & State of New York. She was often referred to as Sallie. Sarah Latham married Alfred De Forest on 2 May 1820 at the Brick Presbyterian Church in the City, County & State of New York. They were married by Rev. Dr. Spring.2 They resided in New York City. She ws a very beautiful woman - tall & graceful. It is said that her husband did not treat her well. She was a timid person & that she died of a broken heart.3 Sarah departed this life on Saturday, 19 January 1822 in the City, County & State of New York. She was buried in the grave yard of the Presbyterian Church ot the coner of Beekman & Nassau in the City, County & State of New York. Her baby was also buried there.


Alfred De Forest b. 1791, d. 27 Mar 1848


  1. [S106] Howland Delano Perrine, The Wright Family of Oysterbay, L.I. with the ancestry of and descent from Peter Wright and Nicholas Wright, 1423-1923, page 168 - no. 529 Sallie Latham, b. Dec. 26, 1791; d. Jany. 19, 1822; m. Alfred De Forest, of N. Y. City, May 2, 1820. Issue: David Lambert, b. Apl. 22, 1821; d. Oct. 30, 1821.
  2. [S516] Gertrude A. Barber, Marriages Taken From the New York Evening Post, Tuesday Morning Last Rev. Dr. Spring, Alfred De Forest to Sarah L. Wright dau. of late Augustus. [New York Evening Post - Friday, 5 May 1820]
  3. [S899] Eliza Seaman Leggett, Autobiography of Eliza Seaman Leggett

    , Eliza description of her.