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Collection: The Stabler Family

SusanE
SusanE added a note to Page 9 in Store Ledger: J.P. Stabler & Co. (Sandy Spring Store), 1819-1826, saying “Plattillas is a white linen fabric”Note Added
SusanE
SusanE added a note to Page 6 in Store Ledger: J.P. Stabler & Co. (Sandy Spring Store), 1819-1826, saying “Assa foetia probably refers to asafoetida, which has been used for medicinal purposes as well as culinary ones for centuries.”Note Added
PrenthgiLW
PrenthgiLW added a note to Page 120 in Diary: Ellen Stabler, 1860, saying “"Q. M." is correct - abbreviation for "Quarterly Meeting".”Note Added
PrenthgiLW
PrenthgiLW added a note to Page 105 in Diary: Ellen Stabler, 1860, saying “Ellen began to write her first entry immediately after "27th.", but changed her mind after beginning to write an "A" - so it's nothing to transcribe.”Note Added
SusanE
SusanE added a note to Page 4 in Store Ledger: J.P. Stabler & Co. (Sandy Spring Store), 1819-1826, saying “Had advice from Ben Brumfield on creating a table. What do you think?”Note Added
SusanE
SusanE added a note to Page 4 in Store Ledger: J.P. Stabler & Co. (Sandy Spring Store), 1819-1826, saying “How do you want to show that this is a ledger in columns? It doesn't work using the space bar to move text along as it isn't preserved in the final version apparently. Also, please advise how to show halves, quarters etc. in a neater way that 1...”Note Added
SusanE
SusanE added a note to Page 76 in Diary: Ellen Stabler, 1860, saying “Fascinating reference to the Great Eastern. It toured as a curiosity at this time, having largely failed as a viable prospect as a passenger ship”Note Added
SusanE
SusanE added a note to Page 71 in Diary: Ellen Stabler, 1860, saying “Such an interesting and unusual outpouring from Ellen”Note Added
SusanE
SusanE added a note to Page 66 in Diary: Ellen Stabler, 1860, saying “106 lbs = 7.5 stone.”Note Added
SusanE
SusanE added a note to Page 92 in Diary: Ellen Stabler, 1860, saying “That's really kind of you, I'll really look forward to seeing it. Will you need my email address?”Note Added
SusanE
SusanE added a note to Page 99 in Diary: Ellen Stabler, 1860, saying “Thanks, I didn't know that and, of course, haven't been doing it. But will from now on. Hopefully you've changed these words in your checking of my transcripts?”Note Added
PrenthgiLW
PrenthgiLW added a note to Page 92 in Diary: Ellen Stabler, 1860, saying “I have a small two-sided poster with a map and other information covering historic Sandy Spring. It looks to have been published nearly 30 years ago. I'll see about making a digital image of it and get it to you.”Note Added
PrenthgiLW
PrenthgiLW added a note to Page 104 in Diary: Ellen Stabler, 1860, saying “Oh, yeaaaah! Of course! That works. No obvious match for "Gerard" in 1860 Baltimore. James and Mary Gerhard show up in 1860 Baltimore, both born around 1800 in Maryland, but none like "Gerand". (With a wink and a smile) Don't forget about her me...”Note Added
SusanE
SusanE added a note to Page 113 in Diary: Ellen Stabler, 1860, saying “Any information about 'Rosa's trial'?”Note Added
SusanE
SusanE added a note to Page 110 in Diary: Ellen Stabler, 1860, saying “Election day! No further comment from Ellen, but I wonder what the outcome was?”Note Added
SusanE
SusanE added a note to Page 92 in Diary: Ellen Stabler, 1860, saying “That's great - I think we had pretty much reached a consensus on this which will fill the bill. Afraid I've no idea about the location of any of the places as I'm across the ocean in North Wales, but would be very interested to see if any sort of...”Note Added
SusanE
SusanE added a note to Page 108 in Diary: Ellen Stabler, 1860, saying “Another procession! Any information?”Note Added
SusanE
SusanE added a note to Page 107 in Diary: Ellen Stabler, 1860, saying “The Bell Procession? Any information on this?”Note Added
SusanE
SusanE added a note to Page 107 in Diary: Ellen Stabler, 1860, saying “Reference to 'Gardners' again seems to confirm that it is not the name of a store but of a person.”Note Added
SusanE
SusanE added a note to Page 105 in Diary: Ellen Stabler, 1860, saying “The Park, the Fair? Is something exciting happening here? Also, are any of the names of the people delivering sermons of historical significance?”Note Added
SusanE
SusanE added a note to Page 104 in Diary: Ellen Stabler, 1860, saying “I see this as 'Gerards a little' so have changed it. I hope you can identify Gerards, though it may turn out to be a personal name/address as Lizzie Smith can be found there. Don't you wish Ellen would occasionally make a comment on something ra...”Note Added
Sandy Spring Museum
Sandy Spring Museum added a note to Page 92 in Diary: Ellen Stabler, 1860, saying “Hey there, sorry to be dropping in infrequently as of late. I'll look into Avondale! Regarding the transcription standards; we definitely want to replicate as closely as possible Ellen's writing style, so keeping her capitalizations as they are wo...”Note Added
PrenthgiLW
PrenthgiLW added a note to Page 104 in Diary: Ellen Stabler, 1860, saying “"... went into [Gerards/Gerands?] & [little?]" - sounds like a store so am searching records/directories identify.”Note Added
PrenthgiLW
PrenthgiLW added a note to Page 99 in Diary: Ellen Stabler, 1860, saying “Oh, and they instruct us to edit hyphens out and make a word complete at the end of the previous line since it will make electronic searches of these transcripts more accurate.”Note Added
PrenthgiLW
PrenthgiLW added a note to Page 92 in Diary: Ellen Stabler, 1860, saying “I still haven't figured out where Avondale is. Do you have any idea? There is an area in nearby PG County with that name and they do seem to stop there when going to Baltimore or Annapolis, but they hop there so often that it seems it must be clos...”Note Added
PrenthgiLW
PrenthgiLW added a note to Page 92 in Diary: Ellen Stabler, 1860, saying “That sounds good - I won't edit those as I have been doing. I haven't heard from the Museum, though they do seem to get around to comments/discussions like this eventually.”Note Added
SusanE
SusanE added a note to Page 92 in Diary: Ellen Stabler, 1860, saying “I've had the impression that Ellen uses semi-colons in much the way that they are intended, most of the time, but sometimes just as an alternative comma. Colons, to me, she seems to use as an alternative to a full stop. Sometimes they occur as t...”Note Added
PrenthgiLW
PrenthgiLW added a note to Page 92 in Diary: Ellen Stabler, 1860, saying “Before we close this out, perhaps we can decide on some "standards" with which we can refine this transcription. I'm thinking of Ellen's various use of script upper-case and large lower-case capitalization. The two uses are clear at times with "A...”Note Added
PrenthgiLW
PrenthgiLW added a note to Page 87 in Diary: Ellen Stabler, 1860, saying “Mount de Sales Academy, a Catholic college preparatory school in Catonsville, MD.”Note Added
PrenthgiLW
PrenthgiLW added a note to Page 84 in Diary: Ellen Stabler, 1860, saying “There's an East and West Lombard Street in Baltimore today.”Note Added
PrenthgiLW
PrenthgiLW added a note to Page 79 in Diary: Ellen Stabler, 1860, saying “"Pennel Palmer" home south of Holland's Corner (Martenet and Bond's 1865 map of Montgomery County, Maryland)”Note Added
PrenthgiLW
PrenthgiLW added a note to Page 76 in Diary: Ellen Stabler, 1860, saying “"Warwick P. Miller" home on north side of present-day New Hampshire Ave. and Spencerville Road (Rt. 198) (Martenet and Bond's 1865 map of Montgomery County, Maryland). Asa, Calbeb, R.M., and Fred Stabler at west end of Spencerville.”Note Added
PrenthgiLW
PrenthgiLW added a note to Page 72 in Diary: Ellen Stabler, 1860, saying “"Burnt Mill" at Northwest Branch and Columbia Pike, White Oak.”Note Added
PrenthgiLW
PrenthgiLW added a note to Page 67 in Diary: Ellen Stabler, 1860, saying “"Perrie Leizear, Sheriff" home on southeast side of present-day Ednor Road about half way between Holland's Corner and New Hampshire Ave. (Martenet and Bond's 1865 map of Montgomery County, Maryland)”Note Added
PrenthgiLW
PrenthgiLW added a note to Page 60 in Diary: Ellen Stabler, 1860, saying “A number of Cashell homes in the vicinity of present-day Cashell Road (Martenet and Bond's 1865 map of Montgomery County, Maryland)”Note Added
PrenthgiLW
PrenthgiLW added a note to Page 54 in Diary: Ellen Stabler, 1860, saying “J.E. Wetherald home south of present-day intersection of Rt108 and Dr Bird (Martenet and Bond's 1865 map of Montgomery County, Maryland)”Note Added
PrenthgiLW
PrenthgiLW added a note to Page 37 in Diary: Ellen Stabler, 1860, saying “Lyceum was located just north of the Meeting House on Meeting House Road (Martenet and Bond's 1865 map of Montgomery County, Maryland).”Note Added
PrenthgiLW
PrenthgiLW added a note to Page 35 in Diary: Ellen Stabler, 1860, saying “Home of Isaac Hartshorne on east side of New Hampshire Ave., at sharp westerly bend, south of Brighton and north of Brighton's Store (Martenet and Bond's 1865 map of Montgomery County, Maryland) ”Note Added
PrenthgiLW
PrenthgiLW added a note to Page 15 in Diary: Ellen Stabler, 1860, saying “Spring Garden, in Brookeville, is on a list of Montgomery County historic houses. http://montgomeryhistory.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/MVFHouses_Updated.pdf”Note Added
PrenthgiLW
PrenthgiLW added a note to Page 10 in Diary: Ellen Stabler, 1860, saying “Fair Hill, in Olney, and Walnut Hill, in Brinklow, are on a list of Montgomery County historic houses. http://montgomeryhistory.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/MVFHouses_Updated.pdf”Note Added
PrenthgiLW
PrenthgiLW added a note to Page 7 in Diary: Ellen Stabler, 1860, saying “A good bit of information about John Elgar Hallowell and family at: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/98941124/john-elgar-hallowell”Note Added
PrenthgiLW
PrenthgiLW added a note to Page 4 in Diary: Ellen Stabler, 1860, saying “Harewood Farm, at 17600 Meeting House Road, Sandy Spring, is on a list of Montgomery County historic houses. Associated names: Deborah, Edward, and Arthur Stabler.”Note Added
PrenthgiLW
PrenthgiLW added a note to Page 2 in Diary: Ellen Stabler, 1860, saying “"Cherry Grove", 17530 New Hampshire Avenue (State Route 650), Ashton, Montgomery County, MD Also known as: "Brooke Manor" and "Richard Thomas House" "Grove Hill" is not on the list of Montgomery County historic houses, but there is an 1892 image...”Note Added
PrenthgiLW
PrenthgiLW added a note to Page 1 in Diary: Ellen Stabler, 1860, saying “"Clifton" is the historic house at 17107 New Hampshire Avenue, Ednor/Ashton, Montgomery County, MD”Note Added
PrenthgiLW
PrenthgiLW added a note to Page 42 in Diary: Ellen Stabler, 1860, saying “Sharon, in Olney, is on a list of Montgomery County historic houses. http://montgomeryhistory.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/MVFHouses_Updated.pdf”Note Added
PrenthgiLW
PrenthgiLW added a note to Page 1 in Diary: Ellen Stabler, 1860, saying “Anne (Wetherald) Ahrens, age 26, wife of Adolph Ahrens, in Baltimore on 1860 US Census.”Note Added
PrenthgiLW
PrenthgiLW added a note to Page 72 in Diary: Ellen Stabler, 1860, saying “"Hellory Higgins", age 37, Tavern Keeper, 1860 US Census, District 5, Montgomery County, MD, Sandy Spring Post Office.”Note Added
PrenthgiLW
PrenthgiLW added a note to Page 70 in Diary: Ellen Stabler, 1860, saying “There was a Lewis W H Kervey, age 45, listed on the 1860 US Census in West Chester, PA. There were plenty of Quaker Meetings in and around West Chester. Letitia Gaynor Chandler married Charles E. Kummer 17 July 1860 in Montgomery County, MD.”Note Added
PrenthgiLW
PrenthgiLW added a note to Page 67 in Diary: Ellen Stabler, 1860, saying “"Perry Leigear", age 51, Master Carpenter, 1860 US Census, 5th District, Montgomery County, Maryland, Sandy Spring Post Office.”Note Added
PrenthgiLW
PrenthgiLW added a note to Page 61 in Diary: Ellen Stabler, 1860, saying “William went to a lot of parties ...”Note Added