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Emma Quarton

Quiltmaker

        Birmingham, Michigan, United States    

Michigan State University Museum

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

 

Who wrote the biography of this person?

Mary Worrall

When was this biography written?

2011

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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