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Pattern Names: Cross
Period: 1901-1929
Date: 1904
Location Made: Connecticut (CT) USA
Project Name: Permanent Collection
Contributor: DAR Museum
ID Number: 87.26
Layout Format: Block pattern
Quilt Size: 68 1/2 inches x 70 inches
Fabrics: Cotton, Solid/plain
Colors: White, Red
Construction: Machine Piecing
Quilting Techniques: Tied or tufted
Purpose or Function: Unknown
Other Notes: The signatures are those of relatives, living in the northeastern part of the United States (Massachusetts, Connecticut), whose families were Civil War veterans and/or Spanish-American War veterans.
Inscription: 1a - S.O. Shipple / Harrisville R.I. - Emma A.S. Shipple / Harrisville, R.I. - Cora M. Hammond - P.M. Arnold / Puritan Conn. 1b - C.M. Greene / Co. B 18th Reg. C.V. - Mrs. J.W. Greene / Puritan Conn. - Mrs. C.M. Greene / Puritan Conn. - Jas. Marquis Greene / Puritan Conn. 1c - Mrs. Bessie Harris - Francis larnard - Mrs. Milo Garren - Inez E. Curtis 1d - Miss Elizabeth Oats - Mrs. Jane S. Willis - Mrs. Elizabeth Chase - Mrs. Grace Nikoloff 1e - Edwin Percy / Pomfreck CT - William Spoucey / Puritan CT - Miss Mary A. Percy ? Pomfreck CT - Mrs. Leo E. Shaw 1f - Mrs. WJ Allen - Sargt. Moses J. Chandler / Co. G 18th Regt CT Vol - W.J. Allen - Mrs. Mary A. Chandler 2a - Mrs. Chester Childes - Mrs. J.A. Carpentry - Miss Ruth C. Childes - John A. Carpenter 2b - Edwin L. Wood / Puritan Conn. - Arthur W. Wood / Puritan Conn. - Mrs. E.L. Wood / Puritan Conn. - Mrs. Kate Quinn / AG Warner W.R.G. 2c - Mrs. N. Seaver - Mrs. J. Wood / Peabody, Mass. - Orlen King / Peabody, Mass. - Jerome Wood / Peabody, Mass. 2d - Frank Warren / Puritan Conn. - Mrs. Amy Adams - Mrs. Katilda Moultons - Mrs. Cora Petterson 2e - Mrs. Edith M. Arnold - Miss Emma G. Levette - Miss Ann Levette - Miss Minnie Nutall 2f - Mrs. Elizabeth I. Howell - Mrs. Gertrude A. Letters - Mrs. Geo. Y. Pray - Mrs. Charles M. Letters / Asst. Postmaster 3a - Ralph W. Tefft - Edward N. Joslin - Mrs. Maria N. Tefft - Ella J. Joslin 3b - Miss Meyra Bernmor - Mr. U. Benmor - Mr. Oscar Corman / Co. D 18th Conn - Mrs. U. Benmor 3c - Mrs. Charles W. Johnson - Mrs. Hiram L. Barrnett - Charles W. Johnson / Co. D 30th Maine Reg. - Hiram L. Barnett / Co. K 7th C.V. 3d - Estellah O. McKachine / Puritan Conn. - Olive F. Chamberlaine / Puritan Conn. - Joseph McKachine / Co. K 1st Conn. Calvary - Wm. H. Chamberlaine / Co. G 18th Conn. V. / Puritan Conn. 3e - Mrs. Ehettery - Mrs. F.G. Letters - Master F. Halford Letters - Frank G. Letters / Postmaster 3f - Mrs. Sarah N. Corbin - Karlie Inez Corbin - Dea Edward M. Corbin - Harold Standish Corbin 4a - Nathan W. Kennedy / Editor "Observer" - Frank H. Cordren / Puritan Conn. - C.H. Fourtellotte / Puritan Conn. - William F. Davis / Killingby Conn. 4b - Mrs. Joesph Copeland - Mrs. B.F. Chaffer - Mrs. Joseph Copeland - Mr. B.F. Chaffer / Nellie M. Smith 4c - Miss. Gertrude Garghain - Mrs. Dorothy Barnett - Mrs. Ann Brigber / Webster, Mass. - Walter J. Barnett 4d - Inez Hoyler - Laurie Sweet - Monroe Doyle / Co. K 15th Reg. Mass. Vol - Lillian G. Sweet 4e - Mrs. Marcia Cuther - Mrs. Julia Finchorn - Mrs. Mary Bowen - Mrs. Lilla Rich 4f - Olive M. Hammomd / Puritan Conn. - Beulah G. Hammond / Puritan Conn. - Wm. F. Hammond / Puritan Conn. - Robert Hammond / A.D. Mc Intyre 5a - Mrs. Oscar Gorman - A. Frund / Nov. 21st 1904 - Mrs. B.F. Benoit - John Sabin 5b - Miss. Lena Ratigan / Pomfret Conn. - Spanish War Veterans wife, / Mrs. J. Wesley WIlcox, / Windsville, Maine - Mrs. Elizabeth Looby / Pomfret, Conn - Wife of a son of a Veteran / Mrs. Ruby Spencer / Pomfret, Conn. 5c - H.M. Randall / Co. D 18th Conn. - Emily G. Cady - Amagenette Randall - Arnie A. Randall 5d - Mrs. Fred W. Tefft - Lila May Tefft - Mrs. Mary Marian - G.D. Bates / 7th R.I. Vol 5e - Mr. J.E. Greene - Mrs. J.S. Greene - Mrs. Clara Green Wheeler - Miss Catherine McNermy 5f - Miss Mabel Corey - Mrs. William D. Case - Mrs. Margret Smith' - Master Willis W. Sherman 6a - Frederick M. Corbin - Ida Billings - Mrs. Salome King - Emelie C. Prince 6b - Joesph R. Wood / Rochester N.Y. - Robert Wood / Rochester N.Y. - Mrs. J.R. Woods / Rochester N.Y. - Jerome Wood / Rochester N.Y. 6c - Mr. Frank H. Smith - Lydia A. Fogg - Mrs. Frank H. Smith - Cryus Smith 6d - Mrs. W.P. Vaugham / Puritan Ct - Marshall Kenyon / Co. N 11th Reg Conn. Vol - William P. Vaugham / Puritan Ct - mrs. Mary Kenyon / Puritan Ct 6e - Mr. E.L. Kelley - Mrs. Lillie E. Leach / AG Warner #38 - Mrs. E.L. Kelley - Miss Winfred L. Kelley 6f - Mrs. John O. Fox - John Otis Fox Jr. - John O. Fox - Miss Edith Fox 7a - George W. Tefft - Doreas Bartlett - Mrs. Hannah S. Gallope - Ruth D. Bartlett 7b - Katherine Frawley - Ella Clark - Nettie A. Kenoworth - Mary Flagg 7c - Edwin R. Wood / Co. b 18th Reg Conn Vol - Mrs. E.C. Wood - Mrs. Abbie Woods / A.G. Warren W.R.C. - Elma C. Wood / Puritan Conn. 7d - Mr. Stephen King - Mrs. Edward Tibbitts - Mrs. Stephen King - Mr. Edward Tibbitts 7e - Mrs. Julia M. Cole - Samuel K. Spaulding / Co. B 18th Conn Vol - Mrs. Gertrude I. Gleason - Mrs. Samuel K. Spaulding 7f - Rosaria Bassette - Mrs. Robert G. Smith - Mrs. Moses Bassette - Mr. Robert G. Smith
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