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Region: Middle Tennessee
1831 Elizabeth C. Sharp
Locust Grove Female Academy (Green and Pink Group)
Locust Grove, Sumner Co.
Tennessee State Museum, Nashville

1758"V x 17"H © TSS 064
fibers: silk
ground: 26 ct. linen
Biography:
Elizabeth C. Sharp (1814-?) was the eldest child of Marcus De Lafayette Sharp, a physician who served as a surgeon’s mate during the Creek Indian Wars. She married Alanson B. Cannon, brother of Margaret Jane Bone Canon (TSS 119) and they moved to a farm in Rutherford Co. to be near his family. Elizabeth died sometime after 1870.
Description:
Elizabeth’s neatly worked sampler is left unfinished in the middle.
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