Mary's sampler belongs to a recently recognized important group made by girls of Burlington County.Three almost identical pieces are dated 1804, and others are closely related. For Ann Folwill's similar sampler, see Sandra Brant and Elissa Cullman, Small Folk, p . 117. Mary Antrim (1795- 1884) was the daughter of John Antrim (1766-1849) and Sarah Rogers (1772-1815). She married Isaac Davis (1796-1884) on October 20, 1819.
Mary Antrim was one of eight children born to weaver John Antrim and his wife Sarah Rogers. Mary was the second wife of Isaac Davis and they had nine children. (Additional information provided by Carol and Stephen Huber).
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