Mrs. Sutpen

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Character Key: 
Display Name: 
Mrs. Sutpen
Sort Name: 
Sutpen, Mrs.
AKA: 
Ellen Coldfield Sutpen
Race: 
White
Gender: 
Female
Class: 
Upper Class
Rank: 
Minor
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 during the Civil War, in 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.

Individual or Group: 
Individual
Character changes class in this text: 
Date of Death: 
Wednesday, January 1, 1862 to Saturday, December 31, 1864
Family: 
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