Patten family register, Topsham, 1821

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Patten family register, Topsham, 1821

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Jane Patten, who was an 11-year-old girl in 1821, made this needlework sampler.

It lists her parents' marriage date, the names and birthdates of her siblings, her needlework instructor's name, and a memorial to her brother who died at age two. The Patten family lived in or near Topsham.

Acter (or Actor) Patten, Anna Hunter Patten (married Feb 4, 1796), nine children: Peggy, Alexander, Freman, Daniel, Rufus, John, Jane, Penelope, Louisa, Albert Patten, all born between 1796 and 1818.

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  • Title: Patten family register, Topsham, 1821
  • Creator: Patten, Jane
  • Creation Date: 1821
  • Subject Date: 1796 - 1821
  • Town: Topsham
  • County: Sagadahoc
  • State: ME
  • Media: Cloth, thread
  • Dimensions: 44.5 cm x 52.1 cm
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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