Category Archives: 1897 Quilt

Ladies Aid Society Friendship Quilt- 1897 with index of names

A 1897 Redwork Friendship quilt was recently found in Arizona at a local Goodwill store that had its origins in Mars Hill and Blaine Maine. The finder contacted me, shared photos and was willing to sell it to me since … Continue reading

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1897 Quilt: Rose L Shaw

Rose L Shaw, Mars Hill, Maine Rose Lenora Shaw was born 1878, daughter of James Shaw and Sarah Dustin. Rose Shaw married Jesse Franklin Shaw on 8 Nov. 1899. ( b. 18 Dec 1876, son of Elisha Shaw and Eunice Robinson) … Continue reading

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1897 Quilt: Ruby Bridges / Ruby Shaw

Ruby Bridges, Mars Hill, Maine Ruby Bridges, born August 1879, daughter of Joshua Reuben Bridges and Hannah Wood. Ruby married Albert Brown,  in 1898 Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts. Albert died in 1905 in Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts. Ruby remarried  Albert Thurston Dolloff … Continue reading

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1897 Quilt: Annie R Jones

Annie R Jones, Houlton, Maine Annie R Jones, b. May 1876, daughter of  Benjamin F Jones and Belinda Robinson b. Jan 1850. 1880, the family lived in Blaine Maine. 1900, Belinda was a widow living as head of household with … Continue reading

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1897 Quilt: Maggie A York / Maggie A Bridges

Maggie A York, Mars Hill, Maine Maggie A. Bridges , b.  Jan 1857 Married in 1880 to Robert Alonzo York (b. 8 Mar 1858), son of Arvardis York and Jane Irvine. Mother of Ernest, Henry, Amber, Walter York. Maggie’s husband, Robert … Continue reading

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1897 Quilt: Hattie Bridges / Harriett Bridges / Hattie Livingston

Hattie Bridges, Mars Hill, Maine Hattie Bridges b. abt 1870 was the daughter of Joseph Reuben Bridges and Hannah J Wood.  Hattie married John S Livingston on 02 Feb 1900 in Peacham Vermont.  She had a son, Ralph Howard Livingston on 17 … Continue reading

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1897 Quilt: Augusta L Dudley / Lucinda A DeMerchant

Augusta L Dudley Easton, Me. Lucinda Augusta DeMerchant  b. Jan 1849 Blaine, Maine, daughter of  Charles Demerchant and Lucinda O’Rourke. Siblings: Martha, Mary, Hannah, Jane. Charles DeMerchant/DeMarchant b. 1810-1811 and Lucinda ______ b. 1829 were both born in New Brunswick Canada. … Continue reading

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