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Sarah McKnight "Sallie" Barry Howe
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Birth: Jul. 26, 1842
Erie County
New York, USA
Death: May 20, 1912
Suffolk County
Massachusetts, USA

Sarah McKnight "Sallie" Barry, daughter of Major-General William Farquhar Barry (08 August 1818 New York City, New York, USA-18 July 1978 Fort McHenry, Baltimore, Maryland, USA).
William F. Barry married Katharine W. McKnight on 01 June 1840 in Baltimore county, Maryland, USA; source: Maryland Marriages, 1655-1850.
Katharine W. "Kate" McKnight (1823 Pittsfield, Berkshire, Massachusetts, USA-1879 Baltimore county, Maryland, USA), born 26 July 1842 Buffalo, Erie, New York, USA; source: U.S. Passport Applications, 1795-1925, 15 November 1899 (signed Sallie Barry Howe).

The Barrys were listed twice in the 1850 US Census, in Baltimore, MD and Buffalo, NY:

In 1850 US Census (enumerated on 26 August), Sarah Barry resided with her parents, William F. and Katharine Barry, and her sister, Elizabeth Barry, in Baltimore, Maryland.

In 1850 US Census (enumerated on 06 September), Sarah Barry resided with her parents, William F. and Katharine Barry, and her sister, Elizabeth Barry, in the household of Sarah's maternal grandparents, James (1787 MA)and Sarah (1792 MA) McKnight, and their adult children, Theodore, Julia, Fredrick and Lucia McKnight; and Mary S. McKnight, age 3, probably a granddaughter; and servants, in Buffalo, Erie, New York.

In 1860 US Census, Sarah Barry resided with her mother, Katharine Barry, and her sisters, Elizabeth and Katherine Barry, at Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth, Kansas; Katharine Barry's husband, William Farquhar Barry, is not listed.

S. McKnight Barry married Albion Howe on 01 June 1869 Fort Monroe, Hampton, Virginia, USA. Albion and Sallie McKnight Howe had no known issue.
In 1870 US Census, Albion and Sarah B. Howe resided in Fort Monroe, Virginia.
On 26 April 1873, Capt. Albion Howe was killed in action in the Modoc War at what is now Lava Beds National Monument, California, USA.
Sallie B. Howe, widow of Albion Howe (1 Lt. Battery A, 4th US Artillery), applied for a pension on 11 June 1873; source: U.S., Civil War Pension Index: General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934.

In 1880 US Census, Sarah B. Howe resided with her married sister, Catherine B. MacNutt, and her husband, Ira MacNutt (officer, US Army), and their son, Barry MacNutt; and her sister, Elizabeth Barry, and her maternal aunt, Julia E. McKnight, and servants, at the Rock Island Arsenal, Rock Island county, Illinois.

Sallie Barry Howe traveled abroad in 1899.
No identifiable 1900 US Census data.
On 19 May 1909, Mrs. Sallie B. Howe and her sister, Elizabeth F. Barry, departed port of Liverpool, England on the s/s Merion bound for Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; both are listed as British passengers.
In 1909 through 1911, Sallie B. Howe (Buffalo, NY) kept a summer residence on Cambridge Ave, Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts, USA; source: U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995.
No identifiable 1910 US Census data.

Sallie B. Howe, widow, died (age 69y 9m 24d; of cerebral hemorrhage and arteriosclerosis) on 20 May 1912 at the Hotel Nottingham, Huntington Avenue, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA; register number 4914; usual residence: 522 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo, New York; maiden name: Barry; husband: Albion Howe; father: William F. Barry born NYC (NY); mother: Katharine McKnight born Pittsfield (Massachusetts).
Sallie B. Howe buried Forest Lawn Cemetery, Buffalo, Erie, New York, USA, with her husband, Albion Howe.
Source: Massachusetts, Death Records, 1841-1915.

A nave window at Chapel of the Centurion, Fort Monroe, Baltimore, Maryland.
"Sheaf of Wheat"
In memory of Caroline Matilda Barry, mother of Major General William F. Barry. The window is a companion of the Howe Window. The second of the two oldest windows in the Nave.
The window reads, "In Memoriam Caroline Matilda Barry 1871"
You can view an image of the window at:

Family links: 
  William Farquhar Barry (1818 - 1879)
  Katharine W. McKnight Barry (1823 - 1879)
  Albion Howe (1841 - 1873)*
  Elizabeth F. Barry (1841 - 1925)**
  Sarah McKnight Barry Howe (1842 - 1912)
  Katherine Barry MacNutt (1850 - 1915)*
*Calculated relationship
Forest Lawn Cemetery
Erie County
New York, USA
Plot: Section 3
Maintained by: jaeren
Originally Created by: Jay Boone
Record added: Aug 22, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 75321653
Sarah McKnight Sallie <i>Barry</i> Howe
Added by: Jay Boone
Sarah McKnight Sallie <i>Barry</i> Howe
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Sarah McKnight Sallie <i>Barry</i> Howe
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