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Conant Farmstead

Conant Farmstead | Painting | Wisconsin Historical Society
Conant Farmstead.
DESCRIPTION
Conant Farmstead.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:2589
Creation Date: 1890
Creator Name:Conant, Samuel D.
City:Irasburg
County:
State:Vermont
Collection Name:WHS Museum Collection
Genre:Painting
Original Format Type:paintings
Original Format Number:1995.362.1
Original Dimensions:unknown
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Attached to canvas back is the handwritten note, stating : "On Sept. 23rd 1813 My Father/ and family and Grandparents/ moved into this then new house/ They moved out of the log house/ in which they had lived ten years/ the Second house built in Irasburg/ Vt. in which three children were born/ and seven more were born in this house/ being my birthplace SD Conant." This S.D. Conant has been identified as Samuel Davis Conant, born to Samuel Conant and Sally Richardson Conant in Irasburg, VT on November 20, 1820. S.D. Conant married Louisa Ann Pearson in Irasburg in 1848 and moved to Janesville, Wisconsin, where he was a merchant at the time. Frederick Odell Conant's genealogy of the Conant family was published in 1887. Conant died in 1913.
SUBJECTS
Pastures
Cows and Cattle
Trees
Farm buildings
Farms
Fences
Land use, Rural

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