Sarah Butler Wister (1835-1906), daughter of Pierce Butler and Fanny Kemble, married Dr. Owen Jones Wister of Grumblethorpe in 1859. According to her granddaughter, Fanny Kemble Wister Stokes, "Sarah was fine looking, nearly beautiful... She is remembered as regal when she received at the Philadelphia assemblies... She was the great lady of her neighborhood.
Sarah a writer, published travel writing, translations of French poetry, and a volume entitled Worthy Women of Our Century. She also journal, as her mother did, and her Civil War diary was published by her daughter in The Philadelphia Magazine of History, in 1978. Her original diaries are preserved at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania.