Portrait of Polly Morrison Pinney


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Portrait of Polly Morrison Pinney from the collections of the Worthington Historical Society (WHS) may be used for educational purposes as long as it is not altered in any way and proper credit is given: "Courtesy of the Worthington Historical Society, Worthington, OH." Prior written permission of the WHS is required for any other use of Portrait of Polly Morrison Pinney. Contact WHS at info@worthingtonhistory.org to request permission.

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Portrait of Polly Morrison Pinney is a picture, with genre drawing and portraits. Its dimensions are 14.75 in. x 10.75 in..

It was created in the 1830s decade.

Worthington Historical Society is the Contributor.

This portrait of Polly Morrison Pinney (1786-1865), drawn with crayon (as chalk was called in the period), was made by an unknown artist, likely in the 1830s. The picture has a companion portriat of Pinney's huband, Abner Putnam Pinney; both are displayed at the Worthington Historical Society's museum, the Orange Johnson House.

Polly Morrison Pinney was born in Blandford, Massachusetts to Alexander Morrison and Mehitable Hall Morrison. She came to Worthington in 1803 with her family. Her father Alexander Morrison was a Scioto Company member. Polly was married to A.P. "Putnam" Pinney on February 10th, 1804 in Worthington's first wedding ceremony, a double wedding in which Levi Pinney also married Charlotte Beach. The Pinneys settled on a farm northwest of Worthington, in what would become Liberty Township, where they raised eight children. Late in life they resided with their daughter Florina Brooks on a farm north of Dublin, Ohio.

It covers the topic early settlers.

It features the person Polly Pinney (née Morrison), 1786-1865.

It covers the city Worthington.

You can find the original at Worthington Historical Society.

This file was reformatted digital in the format video/jpeg.

The Worthington Historical Society identification code is 2015.019.02.

The Worthington Memory identification code is whs1210.

This metadata record was human prepared by Worthington Libraries on January 12, 2021. It was last updated January 14, 2021.