Thankful Clark Sampler, circa 1813

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Title

Thankful Clark Sampler, circa 1813

Description

A sampler created by Thankful Clark at the age of 14. It reads as follows (verbatim):

"Make well of preciou
time * while in your
power be careful
well to husband eve
ry * hour the time will
come * when you will
sore * lament the ha
ppy moments that you mispent"

Creator

About Thankful Clark:

Born: About 1799 (dates vary; other records say 11 Apr 1800 but that date does not track with date of Baptism, see below). Census records indicate she was born in Rhode Island.
Baptized: 27 Jan 1799 by Rev. Timothy Mather Cooley
Father: Daniel Clark, joined the Granville Congregational Church 18 Dec 1798. Other records indicate her father was Benjamin Clark.
Mother: Elizabeth (?)
Married: Raymond Green, 10 Sep 1820
Died: 20 Apr 1884
Buried: West Granville Cemetery, West Granville, MA.

Date

circa 1813

Contributor

Donated to the Granville Library Historical Room by Winnifred (Barnard) Wiggins, grand-daughter of Raymond Green and Thankful (Clark) Green.

Rights

Digital Image: The Granville Library Historical Room and NCCHP.

Citation

About Thankful Clark:Born: About 1799 (dates vary; other records say 11 Apr 1800 but that date does not track with date of Baptism, see below). Census records indicate she was born in Rhode Island.Baptized: 27 Jan 1799 by Rev. Timothy Mather CooleyFather: Daniel Clark, joined the Granville Congregational Church 18 Dec 1798. Other records indicate her father was Benjamin Clark.Mother: Elizabeth (?)Married: Raymond Green, 10 Sep 1820Died: 20 Apr 1884Buried: West Granville Cemetery, West Granville, MA., “Thankful Clark Sampler, circa 1813,” Granville History Digital Collection, accessed April 19, 2024, https://granvillehistory.omeka.net/items/show/1385.

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