J. Kirtland Sampler

J. Kirtland Sampler

Jannette (Jennette) Kirtland was born in Deep River, Middlesex County, Connecticut on July 14, 1810. Her parents were Stephen Kirtland and Abigail Pratt. She was one of eight children.

She crafted this splendid sampler in 1821, at the age of 11.

She married Charles B. Smith on October 5, 1830. She passed away on June 10, 1842 at the age of 31.

Source: Mayflower Families Through Five Generations, Volume 11-1, Information on birth and marriage page 132 . The town of Deep River lies along the Connecticut River, between Essex and Saybrook.

Conservation mounted.   16″H x 17″W

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