Colonel John Sartoris' Mother

Display Name: 
Colonel John Sartoris' Mother
Sort Name: 
Sartoris, Mother of Colonel John
Race: 
White
Gender: 
Female
Class: 
Upper Class
Rank: 
Peripheral
Vitality: 
Dead
Family: 
Sartoris
Date of Birth: 
Friday, January 1, 1790 to Tuesday, December 31, 1805
Origin: 
Carolina
Biography: 

"John Sartoris' mother" is never named, and mentioned only once in the novel, when the colored glass that adorns a door in the Sartoris mansion is described as her "deathbed legacy to her son" (10). It is her daughter Jenny who carries the glass from Carolina to Yoknapatawpha, in 1869.

Individual or Group: 
Individual
Character changes class in this text: 
Date of Death: 
Friday, January 1, 1869 to Friday, December 31, 1869

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