Bessie M. Johnson
Friendship's Gift                  Ansonia, Conn
May 12th, /51

First cousin of Harriet Crittenden Chatfield
 Betsey Mariah Cable dau of Roswell & Hannah (Chatfield) Cable
 b: Sep 28, 1830 Oxford, New Haven, CT 
 md Nathan S. Johnson Aug 31, 1851 Oxford, New Haven, CT  at St. Peter's Episcopal Church
Age calculated to be abt. 21 when signing quilt.
Wedding at St. Peter's Church, see Sharpe, page 109

1851, St. Peter's church, Sunday school teachers - are Miss Betsey Mariah Cable and  Miss Henrietta M. Hotchkiss (who also signed the quilt) , See excerpts from History of St. Peters
She married Nathan S. Johnson who also signed the quilt.
See Oxford Past family tree
Their house is pictured on page 128 of Images of Oxford. (Available from Oxford Historical Society, Inc.)
The family is mentioned in Davis' Reminiscences of Oxford.
Sibling of Glover W. Cable, State Representative from Oxford in 1887. See William C. Sharpe, Oxford Sketches and Records, page 178.
Attended neighorhood Chestnut Tree Hill School in Oxford (See l887 school picture)
Photo of parents -- Roswell & Hannah (Chatfield) Cable

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