Lemon Family Quilt
Owned by: The Lemon, Martin, Campbell & Squire Families
Located:075514 Grey Rd 12,
The Lemon family has been involved in farming their whole life, Sam & Marilyn have raised 4 children on the farm that Sam was born & raised on, Owned by Herb & Wilda Lemon. Marilyn Parents George & Blanche Sutherland farmed on a farm west of Chatsworth and were life members of the Chatsworth Agricultural society. Blanche was a life member of the Keward Women’s Institute as well Wilda Lemon was a life member of the Goring Women’s Institute. Quilting was always a part of our homes as both ladies were known for their handmade and hand quilted quilts. We received quilts as gifts & our children received quilts as wedding gifts. Favourite quilts were Colonial Ladies, Log Cabin & Wedding Ring,
Our Family chose “Bethlehem Star Double wedding ring” as our pattern for our barn quilt. We are members of the Temple Hill/Walters Falls United Pastoral Charge and involved with the Walk Through Bethlehem Pageant held each December. Several of our grand children portrayed baby Jesus in the pageant so “Bethlehem Star” design has a special meaning for our family.
Our Family chose the pattern, help paint and hung our quilt at our daughters farm at RR #3 on Country Rd 12 Shannon & Craig Martin. It is erected on their shed close to the road where it can be admired easily by passer bye.
Thanks To the Rocklyn Agricultural Soceity for sponsoring this project of beautification to our community