Cynthia Hobbs King

King, Cynthia

Time Period

1820-1860

Subject Categories

Arts, Everyday Life

Notable Facts

Known for making intricate and detailed "crazy" quilts.

Personal Information

Date of Birth

1826

Primary Residence

Duxbury

Historical Significance

Cynthia Hobbs King was born in Duxbury and lived on farms her whole life in the central Vermont area. She is known for the intricate quilts she made, especially one done in the popular crazy quilt style which was completed when she was in her sixties.

Occupations

  • Quilt maker