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Region: Middle Tennessee
1853 Fannie Agnes Wilson
Nashville, Davidson Co.

1312"V x 814"H © TSS 162
fibers: silk
ground: 24 ct. linen
Fannie Agnes Wilson (1840-1899) was one of six children of John Robertson Wilson and Eliza Pitts Black. Her father was a physician who traveled on horseback to visit his patients. They lived on Murfreesboro Pike, Davidson County. Fannie probably attended school at Franklin College which was near their home. Run by Mr. and Mrs. Tolbert Fanning, the school was co-educational, but girls and boys were taught separately. Fannie married Albert Wynn Harris, Sr. in 1867. Her husband was an assistant cashier at the Third National Bank and farmer. The couple had three children.
Fannie probably learned to stitch from her mother, Eliza Black Pitts, who worked a near identical sampler in 1819 (TSS 161).
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