Overall: 1/8 x 3/4 in. ( 0.3 x 1.9 cm )
Gold mourning ring; plain circular band with triple-molded exterior; inscription engraved along interior.
Gift of Miss Helen Burr Smith
engraved: on inside of ring: "C. Thurman Obt Mar 29th 1753 Agd 33 Years."
Elizabeth Thurman (1725-1819), who married Nicholas Roosevelt (1715-1769); to their son Nicholas Roosevelt, Jr. (1758-1838), who married Margaret Cramer (1769-1832); to their daughter Catharine Roosevelt (1801-1891), who married John D. Dunn (1793-1856); to their daughter Mary Gilchrist Dunn (1839-1921), who married Robert Smith; to their son George Robert Smith (d. 1948); given in 1950 to Helen Burr Smith (1892-1980), the donor.
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