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Polly Granger, n.d.

Sampler Archive ID: SA000701
Maker: Polly Granger
Maker Birthplace: Cherry Valley, Ostego County, New York
Maker Age: Unknown
Place Made: Cherry Valley, Otsego County, New York
Year Made:
Decade Made: 1820-1829
Owner: Fenimore Art Museum
Accession Number: N0008.2001.01
Object Credit: Donor: Keith Bundy
Contributor: Fenimore Art Museum


Physical Characteristics

Object type: Sampler
Needlework techniques: Embroidery
Shape: Mostly square
Object Dimensions: 15 H x 16.7 W (inches)
Framed Dimensions: There is no frame.
Borders: 0
Decorative Bands: 0
Dividing Lines: 0
Enclosures: None
Text types: Alphabet, Number series, Personal name, Personal initials, Date, Maker signature
Text medium: Stitched
Polly Granger was born Aug 5th 1814 CV
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Motifs/Symbols: Animals, Floral and plant, Geometric,
Scenes/Pictures: None
Ground: Linen
Ground Condition: Wear:
Cleanliness:
Loss:
Thread: Silk Cotton
Thread Colors Front: Blue, Brown, Red
Thread Condition: Borders:
Text: Intact
Symbols: Intact
Other Materials:
Stitch Types: Cross, Eyelet
Thread Count: Vertical: 0
Horizontal: 0

Maker History

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Birth Location:
City: Cherry Valley
County: Ostego
State: New York
Death Date:
Donor Record,The genealogy of the Cleveland and Cleaveland families. An attempt to trace, in both the male and female lines, the posterity of Moses Cleveland ... [and] of Alexander Cleveland ... with numerous biographical sketches; and containing ancestries of many of the husbands and wives, also a bibliography of the Cleveland family and a genealogical account of Edward Winn of Woburn, and of other Winn families by Edmund Janes Cleveland published 1899
Death Location:
Donor record
Religion:
Parents:
The genealogy of the Cleveland and Cleaveland families. An attempt to trace, in both the male and female lines, the posterity of Moses Cleveland ... [and] of Alexander Cleveland ... with numerous biographical sketches; and containing ancestries of many of the husbands and wives, also a bibliography of the Cleveland family and a genealogical account of Edward Winn of Woburn, and of other Winn families by Edmund Janes Cleveland published 1899
The genealogy of the Cleveland and Cleaveland families. An attempt to trace, in both the male and female lines, the posterity of Moses Cleveland ... [and] of Alexander Cleveland ... with numerous biographical sketches; and containing ancestries of many of the husbands and wives, also a bibliography of the Cleveland family and a genealogical account of Edward Winn of Woburn, and of other Winn families by Edmund Janes Cleveland published 1899
The genealogy of the Cleveland and Cleaveland families. An attempt to trace, in both the male and female lines, the posterity of Moses Cleveland ... [and] of Alexander Cleveland ... with numerous biographical sketches; and containing ancestries of many of the husbands and wives, also a bibliography of the Cleveland family and a genealogical account of Edward Winn of Woburn, and of other Winn families by Edmund Janes Cleveland published 1899
Launcelot Granger of Newbury, Mass., and Suffield, Conn., by James Nathaniel Granger, pg. 212: https://books.google.com/books?id=vEoRAwAAQBAJ
Genealogical and family history of the county of Jefferson, New York : a record of the achievements of her people and the phenomenal growth of her agricultural and mechanical industries. New York|||Chicago: Lewis Pub. Co., 1905
The genealogy of the Cleveland and Cleaveland families. An attempt to trace, in both the male and female lines, the posterity of Moses Cleveland ... [and] of Alexander Cleveland ... with numerous biographical sketches; and containing ancestries of many of the husbands and wives, also a bibliography of the Cleveland family and a genealogical account of Edward Winn of Woburn, and of other Winn families by Edmund Janes Cleveland published 1899
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Spouse:
The genealogy of the Cleveland and Cleaveland families. An attempt to trace, in both the male and female lines, the posterity of Moses Cleveland ... [and] of Alexander Cleveland ... with numerous biographical sketches; and containing ancestries of many of the husbands and wives, also a bibliography of the Cleveland family and a genealogical account of Edward Winn of Woburn, and of other Winn families by Edmund Janes Cleveland published 1899
Birth:
The genealogy of the Cleveland and Cleaveland families. An attempt to trace, in both the male and female lines, the posterity of Moses Cleveland ... [and] of Alexander Cleveland ... with numerous biographical sketches; and containing ancestries of many of the husbands and wives, also a bibliography of the Cleveland family and a genealogical account of Edward Winn of Woburn, and of other Winn families by Edmund Janes Cleveland published 1899
Death:
Ancestry.com family trees
Date:
The genealogy of the Cleveland and Cleaveland families. An attempt to trace, in both the male and female lines, the posterity of Moses Cleveland ... [and] of Alexander Cleveland ... with numerous biographical sketches; and containing ancestries of many of the husbands and wives, also a bibliography of the Cleveland family and a genealogical account of Edward Winn of Woburn, and of other Winn families by Edmund Janes Cleveland published 1899
Place:
The genealogy of the Cleveland and Cleaveland families. An attempt to trace, in both the male and female lines, the posterity of Moses Cleveland ... [and] of Alexander Cleveland ... with numerous biographical sketches; and containing ancestries of many of the husbands and wives, also a bibliography of the Cleveland family and a genealogical account of Edward Winn of Woburn, and of other Winn families by Edmund Janes Cleveland published 1899
Children:
IsraelBirth: 1837Death: Unknown
Israel Martin Smith [adopted]Birth: 1837Death: 1881
Jirriah McDavyBirth: 1833Death: Oct. 22, 1853

Object History

Previous Owners:

Name: Polly Granger McDavy (1814-1841)
Relation to maker: maker

Name: Sabrina Granger McDavy Thompson (1820-1892)
Relation to maker: Sister

Name: Sabrina Thompson Dunson (1858-after 1930)
Relation to maker: Niece

Name: Lulu Dunson Ormiston (1880-1953)
Relation to maker: Great-niece

Name: Helen Ormiston Bundy (1910-1999)
Relation to maker: Great-great-niece

Name: Keith A. Bundy (1939- )
Relation to maker: great-great-great-nephewNone

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