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Ella Purdom

Quiltmaker

           

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Was the maker a woman, man or a group?

Female

When was the quiltmaker born?

6/8/1888

If the quiltmaker was married, what was the wedding date.

Date and place of death.

7/4/1969

Educational background:

Elementary

Religious affiliation:

Protestant

Occupation (if retired, former occupation):

Housewife

Where did the quiltmaker grow up?

Rural

Quiltmaker's maiden name:

Barger

Father's Name:

Barger, Ira

Father's birthplace:

Eddyville, Illinois

Mother's Name:

Lauderdale, Mary Elizabeth

Mother's birthplace:

Illinois

Spouse's/Spouses' name(s):

Purdom, John Wesley

Spouse's/Spouses' occupation:

Salesman

Number of children:

3

How did the quiltmaker learn to quilt?

Self-Taught

Why does/did the quiltmaker quilt:

Pleasure

Estimate the number of quilts made by this maker:

1-5 quilts

Does/did the quiltmaker sell quilts?

no

Does/did the quiltmaker teach quilting?

no

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