Category: Miscellaneous
Date: Pre 16th Century
Date Description: 19th Century American Family Record Sampler


An early 19th century gilt framed Family Record Needlework Sampler. It details the marriage of Sylvanus Lindsley and Abigail White in 1793, and the births of their 5 children. Trailing flowers and leaves frames the text below is a pastoral scene with a church, river/lake and trees. The church is possibly the First Congregational Church of East Haddam, Middlesex Co, Connecticut, America, where the marriage is recorded. This is a great genealogical document, a captivating glimpse into lives of a young family in late 18th-early 19th century America. The colours are faded but the general condition is very good. It has not been inspected out of it's frame. Circa 1803 (the last date recorded on the needlework)

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