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Region: Middle Tennessee
1839 Roxana M’Gee
Cartouche and Vase Group
Franklin, Williamson Co.

16"V x 1612"H © TSS 027
fibers: silk
ground: 30 ct. linen
Biography:
Roxana M’Gee (c.1825-?) was the daughter of Dr. William McGee, a physician, and his wife Elizabeth Old. Her father died when she was seven, leaving her mother with six children. Roxana married a grocer, William R. Cole, and moved to Ripley, MS, then further west to Pueblo in the Colorado Territory. She died sometime after 1880.
Description:
Roxana included her parents’ birth dates in the two cartouches at the bottom of the sampler. Her father was born in 1793 and her mother in 1799.
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