Object Details

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Rachel Keeler, 1814

Sampler Archive ID: SA000691
Maker: Rachel Keeler
Maker Birthplace: Claverack, Columbia County, New York
Maker Age: 13-15 years
Place Made: Warren, Herkimer County, New York
Year Made: 1814
Decade Made: 1810-1819
Owner: The Farmers' Museum
Accession Number: F0003.1981
Object Credit: Donor: Mrs. William A Hatch
Contributor: Fenimore Art Museum


Physical Characteristics

Object type: Sampler
Needlework techniques: Embroidery
Shape: Wide rectangle
Object Dimensions: 7 H x 9.75 W (inches)
Framed Dimensions: There is no frame.
Borders: 0
Decorative Bands: 0
Dividing Lines: 3
Enclosures: None
Text types: Alphabet, Number series, Personal name, Personal initials, Place name, Maker signature
Text medium: Stitched
1814
Rachel Keller X NK RK Feburu
BK IK [???] RK              ary 7
Warren the County of Herkimer
R K born July 31 1799
Motifs/Symbols: ,
Scenes/Pictures: None
Ground: Linen
Ground Condition: Wear:
Cleanliness:
Loss:
Thread: Silk
Thread Colors Front: Black, Blue, Gold, Red, Tan
Thread Condition: Borders: Intact
Text: Intact
Symbols: Intact
Other Materials:
Stitch Types: Cross, Rice
Thread Count: Vertical: 49
Horizontal: 41

Maker History

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Birth Name:
object
Birthdate:
object, New York State Census 1855
Birth Location:
City: Claverack
County: Columbia
State: New York
Death Date:
cemetery records, A genealogy of the families of John Rockwell of Stamford, Conn., 1641 : and Ralph Keeler of Hartford, Conn., 1639
Death Location:
cemetery records
Religion:
Parents:
A genealogy of the families of John Rockwell of Stamford, Conn., 1641 : and Ralph Keeler of Hartford, Conn., 1639
A genealogy of the families of John Rockwell of Stamford, Conn., 1641 : and Ralph Keeler of Hartford, Conn., 1639
A genealogy of the families of John Rockwell of Stamford, Conn., 1641 : and Ralph Keeler of Hartford, Conn., 1639
A genealogy of the families of John Rockwell of Stamford, Conn., 1641 : and Ralph Keeler of Hartford, Conn., 1639
A genealogy of the families of John Rockwell of Stamford, Conn., 1641 : and Ralph Keeler of Hartford, Conn., 1639
A genealogy of the families of John Rockwell of Stamford, Conn., 1641 : and Ralph Keeler of Hartford, Conn., 1639
Marriages:
Spouse: Abel BiggsBirth:
cemetery records Old Jordanville Cemetery Herkimer County, NY
Death:
cemetery records Old Jordanville Cemetery Herkimer County, NY
Date:
War of 1812 Pension Application Files Index, 1812-1815
Place:
War of 1812 Pension Application Files Index, 1812-1815
Children:
ancestry.com family trees
Birth:
cemetery records Riverside Cemetery Rockford, Floyd Co, Iowa
Death:
cemetery records Riverside Cemetery Rockford, Floyd Co, Iowa
ancestry.com
Birth:
ancestry.com
Death:
NY State Census 1855
Birth:
NY State Census 1855
Death:
ancestry.com
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Birth:
ancestry.com
Death:
ancestry.com
Birth:
ancestry.com
Death:
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Birth:
ancestry.com
Death:
Abel Wellington Biggs [triplet]Birth: Nov. 24, 1835Death: Aug. 15, 1836
Anson BiggsBirth: 1821Death: Jan. 9, 1905
Alvin BiggsBirth: May 26, 1825Death:
Chester Alvin BiggsBirth: Feb. 21, 1833Death: Dec. 22, 1893
Dwight Biggs [triplet]Birth: Nov. 24, 1835Death: Mar. 5, 1884
Dewitt Biggs [triplet]Birth: Nov. 24, 1835Death: Apr. 26, 1906
Ephram BiggsBirth: 1842Death:
Almira/Elymyra BiggsBirth: July 16, 1819Death: Jan. 2, 1890

Object History

Previous Owners:

Name: Marshall Monroe Hatch [1844-1928]
Relation to maker: grandson

Name: William Alonzo Hatch [1867-1918] and Carrie Burgess Hatch [1869-1948]
Relation to maker: great grandson and great granddaughter in law.

Conservation:
Exhibitions:
Literature:

Author(s): Sandra Brant and Elissa Cullman
Title: Small Folk
Publication/Publisher: E. P. Dutton New York
Date: 1980

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