Ellen Coldfield Sutpen

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Ellen Coldfield Sutpen
Sort Name: 
Sutpen, Ellen Coldfield
Race: 
White
Gender: 
Female
Class: 
Upper Class
Rank: 
Peripheral
Vitality: 
Dies
Family: 
Sutpen
Date of Birth: 
Thursday, October 9, 1817
Origin: 
Tennessee
Cause of Death: 
Disease
Real?: 
No
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Biography: 

Mrs. Sutpen is barely mentioned in "Wash," though readers learn that she died the same winter that Sutpen's son was killed in action. In Absalom, Absalom!, she is identified as the daughter of Jefferson's merchant Goodhue Coldfield and the sister of Rosa Coldfield.

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