Westerly, Rhode Island
Antique Needlework Sampler
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".
Genological 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".
STEPHEN & CAROL HUBER
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