Object Details

Hannah Reynolds, 1795

Sampler Archive ID: SA000733
Maker: Hannah Wells
Maker Birthplace: Pierpoint, Connecticut
Maker Age: 19-20+ years
Place Made: Granville, Washington County, New York
Year Made: 1795
Decade Made: 1790-1799
Owner: Fenimore Art Museum
Accession Number: N0490.1961
Object Credit: Donor: Marjory Hall Yeakley
Contributor: Fenimore Art Museum


Physical Characteristics

Object type: Sampler
Needlework techniques: Embroidery
Shape: Tall rectangle
Object Dimensions: 11 H x 9.5 W (inches)
Framed Dimensions: There is no frame.
Borders: 1
Decorative Bands: None
Dividing Lines: 11
Enclosures:
Cartouches: No
Text types: Alphabet, Number series, Personal name, Place name, Date, Verse or other block of text, Maker signature
Text medium: Stitched
GRENVILLE APRIL 6 1795
HANNAH REYNOLDS MADE THIS SAMPLER IN THE TWENTY NINTH YEAR OF HER AGE AND NINETEENTH YEAR OF THE INDEPENDENCE OF UNITED AMERICA
Ann Alila Carr aged 9 years M. Whitehall May 8 1850 &
Motifs/Symbols: Geometric,
Scenes/Pictures: None
Ground: Linen
Ground Condition: Wear: holes
Cleanliness: spotted
Loss: interior loss
Thread: Silk
Thread Colors Front: Black, Blue, Brown, Green, Tan
Thread Condition: Borders: Intact
Text: Intact
Symbols: Intact
Other Materials:
Stitch Types: Cross
Thread Count: Vertical: 44
Horizontal: 38

Maker History

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Birth Name:
Letter from descendant/donor - New York State Historical Association registry files Reynolds, Alvah. Partial Genealogy of Joseph Reynolds. Galesburg, IL: Wagoner Printing Company, 1916.
Birthdate:
cemetery records Reynolds, Alvah. Partial Genealogy of Joseph Reynolds. Galesburg, IL: Wagoner Printing Company, 1916.
Birth Location:
City: Pierpoint
County:
State Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772–1934
Death Date:
cemetery records Reynolds, Alvah. Partial Genealogy of Joseph Reynolds. Galesburg, IL: W
Death Location:
cemetery records
Religion:
Parents:
Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970
cemetery records
cemetery records
Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772–1934
cemetery records
cemetery records
Marriages:
Spouse:
cemetery records Old Yard Middle Granville, Washington County, New York, USA
Birth:
cemetery records Old Yard Middle Granville, Washington County, New York, USA
Death:
cemetery records Old Yard Middle Granville, Washington County, New York, USA
Date:
ancestry.com family trees
Place:
ancestry.com family trees
Children:
Hannah ReynoldsBirth: July 31, 1783Death: Oct. 27, 1828
Asa ReynoldsBirth: Mar. 13, 1785Death: Feb. 14, 1860
Emme ReynoldsBirth: Mar. 21, 1787Death: Dec. 13, 1851
Iri ReynoldsBirth: May 1, 1789Death: June 14, 1861
Aziza ReynoldsBirth: May 21, 1791Death: Dec. 16, 1877
Anna ReynoldsBirth: Aug. 11, 1793Death: Feb. 5, 1880
Zerez ReynoldsBirth: Apr. 11, 1795Death: May 5, 1849
Axa ReynoldsBirth: Feb. 2, 1797Death: Feb. 20, 1875
Atta ReynoldsBirth: Oct. 30, 1798Death: May 7, 1867
Harrah ReynoldsBirth: May 10, 1801Death: May 14, 1801
Alila ReynoldsBirth: Apr. 9, 1802Death: Dec. 19, 1883
Numun ReynoldsBirth: Oct. 28, 1804Death: Jan. 24, 1843
Harrah ReynoldsBirth: Oct. 12, 1806Death: Feb.20,1877

Object History

Previous Owners:

Name: Alila Reynolds Carr [1802-1883)
Relation to maker: daughter

Name: Lucille Caroline Reynolds Hall [1876-1961]
Relation to maker: great granddaughter

Name: Asa Edward Reynolds [1840-1929]
Relation to maker: grandson

Name: Marjory Lucille Hall Yeakley [1908-2003]
Relation to maker: great granddaughter

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