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Emma Quarton

Quiltmaker

           

Michigan State University Museum

Granddaughter of Mary Elizabeth Beardslee Durkee, the daughter of Martha Durkee Blakeslee and the mother of Betty Quarton Hoard.

 

Was the maker a woman, man or a group?

Female

Quiltmaker's maiden name:

Blakeslee

Father's Name:

Blakeslee, Frank W.

Father's ethnic/tribal background:

Owner of Blakeslee Dry Goods store

Mother's Name:

Blakeslee, Martha L. Durkee

Mother's birthplace:

Birmingham, MI

Number of female children:

2

How did the quiltmaker learn to quilt?

From Relative

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