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Heidelberg’s Busy Bee Signature Quilt, 1895-96

Square A10

Quilt square A10


J. A. D. D.


Alternative transcription: I. A. D. D.


Probably John Anstruther Davidson Donaldson (1862-1961), youngest son of John and his first wife Anstruther Davidson.

Further information

In 1890 this John Donaldson married Mary Ann Bennell, daughter of [E2] S Bennell of Fitzroy. By 1895, Samuel was living in the bayside suburb of Sandringham.

John and Mary Ann gave the name Muriel to their eldest daughter (b.1891), so [B14] Muriel / Sandringham might be a relative.

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