Courtesy of Alyson Graffis, an individual partner
Not available for reproduction or licensing. More info.
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.
About This Item
- 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
Use of this Item is not restricted by copyright and/or related rights, but the holding organization is contractually obligated to limit use. For more information, please contact the contributing organization. However, watermarked Maine Memory Network images may be used for educational purposes.
Cross Reference Searches
LC Subject Headings
- Children sewing--United States--Maine--Topsham.
- Needlework--United States--Maine--Topsham.
- Patten family--Genealogy
- Sewing--United States--Maine--Topsham.
- Patten, Acter
- Patten, Anna Hunter
- Patten, Peggy
- Patten, Alexander
- Patten, Freman
- Patten, Daniel
- Patten, Rufus
- Patten, John
- Patten, Jane
- Patten, Penelope
- Patten, Louisa
- Patten, Albert
Please post your comment below to share with others. If you'd like to privately share a comment or correction with MMN staff, please use this form.