Washington County, New York Photo Gallery

Sarah (McAllister) Osborn

Sarah McAllister, b. 18 Feb. 1837 in Salem, Washington Co., N.Y.; d. 1921 24 Nov. 1921, California. She married 1 May 1860 in Salem, Washington, Co., N.Y., Henry Samuel Osborn of Glens Falls, N.Y.; commission merchant in NYC. He was b. 28 Jan. 1827 Glens Falls,N.Y., d. 18 Feb. 1892, New York City. Sarah Married after 1892 a Mr. Williams.

Sarah was daughter of Dr. Archibald McAllister (1785-1855) and Caroline M. Allen (1799-1880) of Salem, Washington, Co., N.Y. Archibald’s parents were John McAllister (1729-1816) and wife Elizabeth (1756-1835) who came from Ulster about 1769 with Dr. Clark’s colony.
The original is owned by Allen O. Shafer, Sarah’s great grandson. It's an oval ¾ portrait; medium: oil on art board. Size: 16" x 18"
This is a self-portrait, according to family knowledge.


  • Anonymous coward on 2005-Apr-20 13:25:13 Anonymous coward said

    nice lady!
  • Anonymous coward on 2005-Apr-23 21:30:26 Anonymous coward said

    Jean M
    Love this site.Our home burned in 1950,so have very few old pictures.

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