DESCRIPTION: A marking and family register sampler featuring two upper case and one lower case alphabet sequence as well as one numerical sequence. Family geneological information is listed in the following inscription:
“John Martin born Febuary 8th 1756 Mary Martin born August 18th 1760 Joseph F. Martin Born Febuary 10th 1783 Sarah B Martin born July 12th 1784 Mary Martin born June 4th 1786 John Martin born April 1st 1789 Elizabeth F Martin born January 30th 1791 Benjamin Martin Born July 21st 1793 and departed this life Febuary 5th 1794”
Sampler is signed “E F M” in large upper case letters. A sawtooth border is stitched along the bottom. Stitches include cross, eyelet and vertical long stitches.