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Jane Huff Stokely miniature watercolor portrait

 Collection
Identifier: Artifact 2014.006

Scope and Contents

Jane Huff Stokely (1785-1865) was born in Va., the daughter of John Huff and Elinor Corder Huff, who moved to Cocke County when she was a small child. She and her brother Isaac were scalped by Indians and left for dead in 1792. She survived and always wore a bonnet to cover her scalp. She married Royal Stokely in 1805 and became the mother of ten children. The family lived in the Del Rio community. (See article by Eddie Walker, Newport Plain Talk, July 17, 1996).

Dates

  • 1800 - 1810

Conditions Governing Access

Material is available for research. Prior arrangement MUST be made by contacting the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection at mcclung-archivist@knoxlib.org

Extent

1 box : 2 pieces (frame and painting) ; image 3 x 2 inches; wood frame 5.75 x 5 inches

Language of Materials

English

General

Scanned and added to Digital Collection, December 2014.

General

The portrait was formerly identified as Patience McKay Fine and was exhibited in the Museum of East Tennessee History under that name.
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection Repository

Contact:
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