This sampler by Charlotte Fowler, dating to 1807, is stitched with silk embroidery thread on a linen ground with a thread count of warp 26, weft 24/in. In religion I look for comfort & in reliogion/I always find it/Charlotte Fowler born Nov 18th 1778/Westfield Oct. 12th/1807 Charlotte Fowler was born to Abner and Rhoda Dewey Fowler in Westfield, Massachusetts. On November 18, 1807 she married Henry Viets (1772-1866). They had seven children – Henry (1808 – 1894), Charlotte (1810 – 1880), William Atwater (1813 -), Margaret (1816 – 1849), Maria (1819 – 1858), Jane (1821 -), and Abner Fowler (1824 – 1825). She died May 3, 1841.
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