National Society of Colonial Dames of
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Oaklands Historic House Museum - Murfreesboro, Tennessee


Portrait #1677
Subject/Title:
Cannon, Rachel
Artist:Unknown
Date Created:ca. 1820
Owner/Location:Oaklands HIstoric House Museum
900 North Maney Avenue
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
615-893-0022
www.oaklandsmuseum.org
Frame Dimensions:
Image Dimensions:30.01875 x 24.06250
Materials/Media:Oil on wood
Date Documented:1 October 2008
Condition:Excellent

Description:Lady in a black dress with white lace collar, white lace trim around the cuff. She is wearing a white bonnet with lace.
History of Work:Portrait has been restored.
Notes:Rachel Stearns Welborn, b. 11 November 1795; d. 29 September 1841, was the daughter of James Welborn and Rebecca Montgomery Welborn. She married Newton Cannon on 25 August 1818 in Wilkes County, North Carolina. Governor Newton Cannon was the first Whig Governor of Tennessee.

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