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Martha (Mattie) Clark McCaslan Lindsay

Quiltmaker

     

South Carolina Quilt History Project

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Mrs. Lindsay was widely known as an expert needlewoman and won many prizes at various fairs. Much of her crochet work still exists. Family stories say she was possessed of much nervous energy and could never sit a moment without her fingers flying as she worked on some project. Made quilts while her husband served in the Confederate army.

When was the quiltmaker born?

1840

Date and place of death.

1921

Ethnic background/tribal affiliation:

Scotch-Irish

Religious affiliation:

ARP (Associated Reform Presbyterian)

Quiltmaker's maiden name:

McCaslan

Father's Name:

McCaslan, M.O.

Father's birthplace:

Clear Springs Plantation, Abbeville

Mother's Name:

McCaslan, Susannah Clark Foster (Same line as George Rogers Clark, the explorer)

Spouse's/Spouses' name(s):

Lindsay, Dr. A.B.C.

Spouse's/Spouses' occupation:

Dentist

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