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Region: Middle Tennessee
1830 Ann P. Bridges
Mr. and Mrs. Hunt’s Female Academy
Gallatin, Sumner Co.
Tennessee State Museum, Nashville

812"V x 812"H © TSS 062
fibers: paint
ground: silk velvet
Ann P. Bridges (abt. 1808-bet. 1850 and 1860) was one of the elder daughters of Reddick B. Bridges. Her grandparents were William Bridges and Elizabeth Bass. By 1806 the Bridges had moved to Station Camp Creek, near Gallatin, Sumner County. Ann married John Wallace Fuller in Shelby Co. in 1833. John W. Fuller was a farmer who became Shelby Co. Clerk in 1848. The couple lived in Raleigh, then the county seat, where they raised six children. She may be buried in the Raleigh Cemetery in Memphis, Shelby County.
Ann was attending the Gallatin Female Academy in 1830 where she made two small theorems with the intent of making a reticule. The reticule lacks a drawstring casing. The lining is a linen handkerchief.
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