Sampler Charts

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Lucy Hugg Sampler
LUCY HUGG was 10 years old when she wrought this sampler in 1806

Her family owned Hugg's Tavern in Gloucester City, NJ. The fireplace of the tavern, in front of which it is said  Betsy was married,  is now housed in our Hunter-Lawrence-Jessup House Museum. Lucy married Charles Hopkins, and Charles is a direct descendant of Elizabeth Haddon for whom Haddonfield, New Jersey was named.

Today, this sampler is listed in Bolton & Coe's American Samplers.
Chart fee $12 (plus $4.00 for shipping & handling)

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SARAH ELIZABETH CARNEY 1823 Sampler

Sarah wrought her sampler in her 6th year of her age - she was 5 years old when she completed this endearing treasure. At this time, Sarah may be the youngest sampler maker in the State of New Jersey; according to research conducted for the landmark exhibit Hail Specimen of Female Art! New Jersey Schoolgirl Needlework, 1726-1860 presented by Morven Museum & Gardens in Princeton, New Jersey from October 2014 to March 2015; Sarah's sampler was displayed during this exhibit.

Stitches include basic cross stitch, cross stitch over one, and pulled eyelet. Stitch count is 126 wide by 147 high. Model stitched using two strands of DMC on a 13" by 15 1/2" piece of 32 count linen. (Depending upon the count you wish to stitch on, calculate the measurements for the linen/fabric according to the stitch count.)

Sarah married William D. Richard in December 1839 in Fislertown (Clayton), New Jersey.

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SYBIL TATUM 1788 Sampler

At the tender age of 7, Sybil stitched this large sampler containing Quaker motifs. Sybil most likely learned to stitch at her mother's knee.

Stitch count is 315 wide by 289 high and is completely basic cross stitch. Model stitched using two strands of DMC on a 19 1/2" by 13 1/2" piece of 32 count linen. (Depending upon the count you wish to stitch on, calculate the measurements for the linen/fabric according to the stitch count.)

Her sampler is listed in the following publications: American Samplers, Girlhood Embroidery, and Quaker School Girl Samplers from Ackworth. Sybil's sampler was displayed during the landmark exhibit Hail Specimen of Female Art! New Jersey Schoolgirl Needlework, 1726-1860 presented by Morven Museum & Gardens in Princeton, New Jersey from October 2014 to March 2015.

Sybil was born in Woodbury on August 20, 1781 and was the daughter of Elisabeth (Cooper) and John Tatum. On June 12, 1801 she married Joseph Ogden at Woodbury Meeting. Sybil and Joseph had five children: David Cooper, Samuel, John Tatum, Elizabeth Tatum, and Mary Ann. Sybil died on December 12, 1821 in Woodbury. After Sybil's death, Joseph married three more times.

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ELISABETH COOPER 1763 Sampler

At the age of 12, Elisabeth wrought her sampler mostly in wool and some silk threads. She stitched the verse "Let not thy mind be lifted high, but grace thy face with modisty". Family initials of both sets of grandparents, parents, and her siblings are stitched in the band above her name. Stitches include basic cross stitch, pulled eyelet over two threads, and pulled eyelet over four threads. Stitch count is 112 wide by 197 high.

Elisabeth was born in Woodbury, NJ on October 9, 1751 and was the daughter of David and Sibyl (Matlack) Cooper. On June 23, 1780 Elisabeth married John Tatum at Haddonfield Friends Meetinghouse. They had four children: Sibyl, David, George, and Josiah. Elisabeth was John's second wife. She died in Woodbury on November 11, 1814. Model stitched using one and two strands DMC on a 19 1/2" by 13 1/2" piece of 28 count linen. (Depending upon the count you wish to stitch on, calculate the measurements for the linen/fabric according to the stitch count.)

Her sampler is listed in American Samplers authored by Ethel Stanwood Bolton & Eva Johnston Coe. Elisabeth's sampler was displayed during the landmark exhibit Hail Specimen of Female Art! New Jersey Schoolgirl Needlework, 1726-1860 presented by Morven Museum & Gardens in Princeton, New Jersey from October 2014 to March 2015.

Chart fee $12 (plus $4.00 for shipping & handling)

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SARAH FORTINER 1810 Sampler

Sarah lived in Haddonfield, New Jersey when she stitched this sampler at the age of 8. This small marking sampler features a child misspelling her name, using any threads in her workbasket, and queen stitched strawberries.

Stitches include basic cross stitch, cross stitch over one, pulled eyelet over four threads, queen, and rice stitch over four threads. Stitch count is 91 wide by 86 high. Model stitched using one and two strands of DMC on a 10 1/2" by 12" piece of 32 count linen. (Depending upon the count you wish to stitch on, calculate the measurements for the linen/fabric according to the stitch count.)

Sarah was born in Haddonfield, NJ on January 17, 1802 and was the daughter of Elizabeth (Ellis) and Daniel Fortiner, Jr. Daniel and Elizabeth has 12 children, Sarah was their eleventh child. On October 22, 1818 John Clement, J.P. married Sarah and Franklin Eggman. They had five children: Elizabeth, Benjamin F., Mary, Franklin Jr., and Sarah. Sarah died on July 25, 1858 and is buried in the Haddonfield Baptist Cemetery in Haddonfield, NJ.

In 1811, a year later, Sarah wrought an elaborate and exquisitely appealing sampler. Sarah's samplers were both displayed during the landmark exhibit Hail Specimen of Female Art! New Jersey Schoolgirl Needlework, 1726-1860 presented by Morven Museum & Gardens in Princeton, NJ from October 2014 to March 2015.

Chart fee $10 (plus $4.00 for shipping & handling)

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SARAH FORTINER 1811 Sampler

Sarah lived in Haddonfield, New Jersey when she stitched this sampler at the age of 9. This elaborate and exquisitely appealing sampler is mainly worked cross stitch over one. It features several floral motifs, a dog guarding its stately manor with a white picket fence, and ducklings waddling after their elders.

Stitches include basic cross stitch, cross stitch over one, pulled eyelet over four threads, queen and half queen, rice, and tent. Stitch count is 125 wide by 171 high. Model stitched using one strand of silk on a 10 1/2" by 12" piece of 36 count linen. (Depending upon the count you wish to stitch on, calculate the measurements for the linen/fabric according to the stitch count.)

Sarah was born in Haddonfield, NJ on January 17, 1802 and was the daughter of Elizabeth (Ellis) and Daniel Fortiner, Jr. Daniel and Elizabeth has 12 children, Sarah was their eleventh child. On October 22, 1818 John Clement, J.P. married Sarah and Franklin Eggman. They had five children: Elizabeth, Benjamin F., Mary, Franklin Jr., and Sarah. Sarah died on July 25, 1858 and is buried in the Haddonfield Baptist Cemetery in Haddonfield, NJ.

Sarah's 1810 sampler and this sampler were both displayed during the landmark exhibit Hail Specimen of Female Art! New Jersey Schoolgirl Needlework, 1726-1860 presented by Morven Museum & Gardens in Princeton, NJ from October 2014 to March 2015.

Chart fee $15 (plus $4.00 for shipping & handling)

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HANNAH C. LOCK 1830 Sampler

This rather large well-executed sampler has an array of motifs. Featured in the center are a pair of butterflies, baskets, and bluebirds. Hannah stitched this diverse sampler at the age of 15.

Stitches include basic cross stitch, cross stitch over one, eyelet, queen, half queen, rice, and satin. Stitch count is 195 wide by 197 high. Model stitched using Au Ver A Soie silk on a 18 1/2" by 17 1/2" piece of 32 count linen. Chart provides DMC and Anchor conversions. (Depending upon the count you wish to stitch on, calculate the measurements for the linen/fabric according to the stitch count.)

Hannah was born on April 7, 1815 and was the daughter of Hannah (Halton) and Josiah Lock. On October 23, 1834 Hannah married George Fisler at the age of 19, four years after completing this sampler. Hannah and George had four children: George, Samuel L., Priscilla, and Mary. On February 12, 1869 Hannah died and is buried at Trinity Cemetery in Swedesboro, NJ alongside her husband.


Chart fee $15 (plus $4.00 for shipping & handling)

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