Inventory Descriptive Tag: Dutchess County
A rare sampler from Pleasant Valley, NY by “Elizabeth T. Flagler, aged 7 years””Finished May 20, 1824”. Worked in blue, tan and black silk on linen. Elizabeth was born Aug. 15, 1816 and christened March 23, 1817, in the Presbyterian Church, Pleasant Valley, Dutchess County, NY. Her parents were Abraham Flagler and Sarah Thorne, both born in Dutchess County, NY and were married Jan. 5, 1811 in the Presbyterian Church in Pleasant Valley. Elizabeth married Daniel Hall in 1846 and died in 1847. The Flaglers and the Thornes are both old prominent families in Dutchess County.
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