Quilt Heart

Rev. Cordello C. Herrick
Locke, NY Methodist Church
Friendship Quilt, Circa 1888

Quilt Chest

A quilt, made about 1888 was presented to Reverend Cordello C. Herrick and his wife Emily Elizabeth Taylor Herrick. It is speculated that the quilt was made either to welcome the new minister (appointed to the Locke Methodist Church in 1888) or to celebrate the birth of their first child, Ada Emily Herrick who was born July 22, 1888 in Locke. Ada Herrick attended Syracuse University, graduating in 1910 with a four year degree in Piano and Theory of Music. She married Herbert E. Yury of Seneca Falls, a photographer and lived in Auburn NY the remainder of her years where she taught piano to hundreds of young students, was an organist a several churches and conducted piano recitals for over 70 years.

This Quilt contains 56 primary panels (8 by 7) and 42 interior panels (6 x 7).  
Fifty-three primary panels and 14 interior panels are signed for a total of 67 signed panels. The measurement of the quilt is approximately 72" by 82". An Image of the "Friendship Quilt is at the bottom of this website.

I will gladly send a JPG formatted digital picture of the panel containing your ancestor's name in exchange for genealogical information on the individual.
bgalusha@erols.com
Brian Galusha
10721 Oakenshaw Ct
Burke, VA 22015

Names On The Signed Panels

NOTE: Some are not very distinct and one or two have
not been "stitched" or the stitching has pulled loose.

A. Harris

Estella E. Heath

Mrs H. Allen

Belle E. Heath

Mrs V. B. Coggshall

Louisa Miles

Charly Cook

B. Main

J. L. White

Henry Lockwood

Lewis Hewitt

Mrs M. Elliott

Mrs. G. Hewitt

Edna Taylor

M. Gorman

Mrs C. Robinson

Bertha M. Lucas

C. Devenner

Mrs Hinnion

Mrs James Love

Mrs J. Curtis

C. E. Harris

Alice Hinman

Alise Boise

Tillie F. Warren

Josie Freelove

J. S. Hewitt

Harriet Hulse

James Lucas

Lilly Bush

Mrs Whipple

Mrs. Wm. Greenlief

Mrs. P. Allen

W. B. Greenleaf

Archie Slocum

Mrs. Eva Reynolds

A. Thomas

Nancy Harris

Mary Barnes

Mrs Hale

M. Harrington

Mrs Hiram Booth

Mrs J. Dunks

Mrs A. Heath

Emma Taylor

Mrs. M. A. Hewitt

Mrs. Annette Cook

Mrs. R. Ogden

Mrs. Wm.. Aldrich

Mrs. R. Freelove

Mrs. M. Spink

Lois Greenlief

Emma White

H. Freelove

Avie Cook

H. E. Stone

Elida Guest

J. Spaulding

H. Spaulding

M. Hartown

Mary Ingraham

Jane Main

Mary Cornwall

Mrs J. Hewitt

Mrs. Hiram Booth

Lucinda _____

Mrs. F. Putnam

Quilt

Quilt

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