National Society of Colonial Dames of
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Portrait #607
Subject/Title:
Hughes, Sally Martin
Artist:Unknown
Date Created:unknown
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:42 X 35
Image Dimensions:38 X 27
Materials/Media:oil on canvas
Date Documented:11/3/2004
Condition:Good

Description:Woman in a lace bonnet with a black and white bow on top and a ribbon tied under her chin. She has brown eyes and is wearing a long-sleeved dress. A square-backed, red upholstered chair is visible behind her.
History of Work:
Notes:Born 1777 in Albermarle County, VA. Soon after her bith, father William Martin moved to Stokes County, NC. She married in 1827 and moved to Tennessee. Died September 10, 1842 (Western Weekly Review - Franklin, TN - Obituary September 16, 1842). Survived by 7 children. Her grave is in the family burial ground on Peytonsville Road (house still standing) in Franklin, TN.

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