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Sarah “Sally” Middleton Pinckney (m. Charles Cotesworth Pinckney, 1773)

Sarah “Sally” Middleton Pinckney (1756-1784) 
(m. Charles Cotesworth Pinckney, 1773)

Sarah “Sally” Middleton Pinckney was the daughter of Henry Middleton (1717–1784) and Mary Williams Middleton, of Middleton Place, one of the wealthiest estates in colonial South Carolina. On September 28, 1773, she married Charles Cotesworth Pinckney, the first child of Charles Pinckney (1699–1758) and Eliza Lucas Pinckney. She bore two sons who did not survive infancy, and three daughters, Maria Henrietta, who died unmarried in 1836; Harriott who died unmarried in 1866; and Eliza Lucas (d. 1851) who married Ralph Izard (1785–1824).