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Rhode Island sampler - Huber

Nancy Maxson
Westerly, Rhode Island
Antique Needlework Sampler
Dated 1826

Inscribed: Nancy Maxson/ her sampler aged 8 years/ 1826

A note in pencil on later backing paper - "Nancy Potter Maxson 1826 daughter of John Potter of Potters Hill great great grandmother of Theodore, Betty, and Don Whitford".

Genealogical research indicates that Nancy, born Sept. 27, 1818, to Jonathan and Nancy (Potter) Maxson of Westerly, RI, was one of nine children.
Potter Hill Road changes to Maxson Street just on the east side of the Pawcatuck River.

Silk on linen; 11 ½" x 12 ¾".


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