BOX II. 13 – Biographical - family business
Folder 13 of 18
Pig tail twist tobacco
1. Pig Tail Twist Tobacco. Meriwether’s Pig Tail Twist tobacco was
most probably made by Will Douglas Meriwether, father of Elizabeth
Meriwether Gilmer or Dorothy Dix.” The Corn Sheller. The Montgomeryy
County Historical Society Newsletterr, September 1979..
2. H. Patch – Inventor,” by.H. Patch – Inventor,” by Rubye Patch. Cumberland Lore,
The Clarksville Leaf-Chronicle, Tuesday, November 20, 2007.
A. H. Patch and Dorothy Dix’ father formed a partnership, Meriwether and
Patch Plow Co. in Clarksville, Tennessee for which Dix’ husband George
O. Gilmer worked (A.H. Patch’s son George married Dix’ sister Mary and
they lived in Chicago. Their son Huntington is the donor of this
Dorothy Dix Collection).
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