Margaret's vine enclosed signature and Indian- pink border occur often on Pennsylvania samplers, but her Adam and Eve are worked in the manner of Colonial New York pieces, and similar cherry pickers appear on a sampler by Christina Arcularius, which named New York in 1792 (New-York Historical Soctetv ). Margaret Roome (1788- 187?)dated her sampler on her tenth birthday. She was the daughter of William Roome (1764-1788) and Margaret Pray of New York. She married Caleb Stockton Halsted (1757-1827) on October 19, 1808 . They lived in Elizabethtown, New Jersey.
Margaret Roome married first Dr. Caleb Stockton Halsted (1757-1827). They lived in Elizabethtown, New Jersey. (Additional information provided by Carol and Stephen Huber).
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