Says on back of photo ” Rose Dick, Mary Couble’s sister and her husband” photographer is in Mattoon, Ill
Just found this old Photo Postcard in a shop in Phoenix, Az. The image isnt the clearest
Backside reads “Smith and Hester Morris, 236 Arlington St, Niles, Ohio Year 1917″ I googled the address and came up with the house which is still standing, dated 1900. I always love looking and seeing where people once lived, helps to visualize them at a point in time. You can view it on Google Maps
In the 1920 Census there is a Hester A Morris(B 1892) and a Smith M. Morris(B 1886) in Youngstown Ward 9, Mahoning, Ohio. They were both born in PA
I have also found info from a book from the history of Clinton County, Ohio that names a Hester A Morris who married an Amos Smith. So this could go either way, although I believe Hester and Amos were married in the earlier 1800s and that wouldnt match up correct with the date on the photo as they look young in it and it appears he died before 1900.
Found in Chandler, Az in an Antique Shop. Backside says
Photographer W.R. Conkling, Brockport, N.Y.
1. Miss Jennie Clow
2. Mrs. Harry Lampin
3. Miss Carrie Spencer
4. Mrs. David Hobler or Kobler
Brockport State Normal School
Info on the net…… “Long before the State University of New York College at Brockport existed there was the Brockport Collegiate Institute. In 1866 the Collegiate Institute was incorporated into the Brockport State Normal School. The Brockport State Normal School trained men and women to be teachers and offered college preparatory courses through the Academic Department of the Collegiate Institute”
This is the most expensive Photo Album I have purchased, found it in Ventura, Ca. It is also in the best condition of any album I do have.
Cabinet Card Photo says “Frank Simmons” on the back.
This one says “Benny and I at the Operetta”
Cabinet Card Photo of Woman says “Everett Moffit” on the back. Photographer Gayford, Rock Island (Illinois)
Cabinet Card “Deblanau Glutter” Ada, Ohio, Child in Sled. Photographer “Gilbert’s Art Studio” on North Main St, M.V. Gilbert Proprietor and A.W. Glutter, Manager and Operator, Est in 1865.
Found info on Internet of the M.V. Gilbert Proprietor
“M. V. GILBERT, photo artist. Ada, was born January 6, 1844, in Mahoning County, Ohio. His grandparents, Samuel and Nancy (Fowler) Gilbert, on his father’s side, were natives of New Jersey; those on his mother’s side, Peter and Elizabeth (Glass) were natives of Maryland. They lived to an advanced age, and his great-grandfather lived to be one hundred and seven years old. Moved with his parents, in 1850, and settled in Allen County, two miles south of Maysville, and afterward moved into Maysville. His education was very incomplete, as he attended school only two months in the winter, and had in a about one year of schooling. But after his marriage, he took lessons in reading, writing. and some lessons in music, and soon became more proficient. He has acquired quite a taste for literature and is now subscriber to the Encyclopedia Britannica. In 1861, Mr. Gilbert enlisted in the Fifty-fourth Ohio Volunteers (Second Regiment of the Zouaves), at Camp Dennison. He was in the Corinth campaign, and then proceeded to Memphis, and finally reached Chattanooga. He was in the whole campaign of Atlanta, and was discharged in 1864, after a service of three years and twenty days. On his return home, he learned photography, at Lima, of his cousin, Thomas Dalzell, and set up a gallery in Ada in 1865. On April 25, 1860, Mr. Gilbert was united in marriage with Mary Elizabeth Groty. They have eight children, four of whom are living, two boys and two girls. Mr. Gilbert owns the residence on Main street, where he lives, and also the two photograph galleries.”
Photo of 2 kids, Benny and I at the Operetta, Cleveland, Ohio
Other photos in
Rock Island, Quincy, Illinois
Iowa City, Cedar Rapids, Waterloo, Clinton, What Cheer
Seattle, Wash Territory
Cornelia F. Follett, 2-19-1865, Providence, R.I. CDV Photo, Woman
Edith Clifton Follett, 2-19-1965 CDV photo, child
Cornelia (born 1833) is the daughter of Leander M. Ware born in 1803 in Mass and Frances C. Ware born and died 3-30-1883, in 1880 Census he is living in Providence, R.I. with Cornelia and her daughter Edit Clifton Follett, born 1861 (last name can also be spelled Follette)
Photo of store, “E.M. Johnson & Son Boots and Shoes” “J. Hanson Dry Goods and Gents Furnishings” address 7000
Found on the net
C. Authur — son of R. and E. M. Johnson, died 2 Oct. 1892 aged 1 yr. 1 mo. 28 ds.
Kansas City, Mo
W Lodzi, Nowy Rynek No. 6
Old Photograph from Chandler, Az antique store, came out of same booth as the photo of “Minna and Eugene Mercier of Mass”
This one does not have a photographer name on it nor does it have a state, just the notes in pencil on back saying “To Norma Rae Inez Whipple, From Mr. and Mrs. L.W. Whipple (Mom and Dad)”
If the initials are correct this a Louis Whiting Whipple in records.
1930 Census lists Louis as a Farmer in Iowa, and that he was from New York. His wife Eva is from Russia.
Louis W. Whipple is the son of Charles Crary Whipple & Ella E Hackett
These photos came out of the a large batch that I am doing entry by entry and breaking up into last names, piecing together the puzzle along the way.
1901 Ada Stapleton Baumgartner and Josephine Baumgartner(very faded photo)
Roy Stapleton, Salem, Oregon Cabinet Card 1890
Roy Stapleton Photo 1908
Roy Stapleton Portrait, Albany, Oregon 1938
Arthur Stapleton, Salem, Oregon Cabinet Card. Died in Childhood of Diptheria Feb 10, 1886 (little boy seated in first cabinet card above, second is Roy 1890)
I believe all these photos are connected to the collection with Caughell/Caughill photos in another blog you can see here http://savethephotos.wordpress.com/2012/07/03/caughell-and-grand-view-hotel/.
From internet research Ada Stapleton married Joseph Baumgartner and had a daughter Lenta B. who married John R. Caughell.
This photo reads on back “Blanche Albert Rodgers and Ada Stapleton Baumgartner”
This is a fun one outside on a Hammock. Reads on the back “July 29, 1891 Salem, Oregon. Left to Right – Jessie Breyman McNary, has the name Margaret Rodgers crossed out and a ? instead, Blanche Albert Rodgers”
Found these Photos a few mos ago with my sister while shopping off Holt Blvd. in Montclair in California.
They were pages from what was once an album and were loose in a basket.
One has a newspaper clipping glued to the top that reads “Mr. and Mrs. M. M. Meadows of Lawton, Oklahoma are visiting Mr. and Mrs. J.W. Lewis. They are on their way to California. Mr. Meadows and Mrs. Lewis are brother and sister.”
The photos below the caption say lightly in pencil “Mary Galett” on the female and “Burtie Waltz” on the toddler.
From googling and census records, It could possibly be referring to a Mayhugh M. Meadows. I have minimal clues to work with, but always like to drop some names out there for those doing research who may come to my blog in search of info on loved ones and see if the dots connect. Mayhugh Mason Meadows is listed in the death index born July 8, 1866 in Ok and Died on Sept 26, 1954 in San Bernardino, Ca (which is the area where these photos were found) Mayhugh was married to a Nellie M. Meadows.
Other photos have the names Ruby Mercer and Shirley Lewis
I also grabbed 2 tin types out of the basket. I love the one of the little girl, the patina and age on it give it such character.
I have no idea if these went with these photos, but you never know since they came in the same basket from the same shop. It makes me sad when photo albums are pulled apart and pictures dropped into baskets. Most forever losing the context they belonged in. I always repeat myself on this. SELL ALBUMS INTACT, pleasssseeee! This is someones family history and there are relatives who would love to get their hands on these items, generations apart still would love to see where they came from, and leaving these albums together is the best way to preserve history. And Ebay is always a great place to sell an intact album. List the names you find, location, etc on all the photos in the listing and title, genealogists are always searching auction sites.
Okay off my soap box.
The last photo says “Averil and Husband”, I particularly love pictures of old houses, looks like a Craftsman Style porch. I love finding homes with addresses on the photo and matching them to current day homes and comparing how they look. Now with Google maps you can often see a photo of a home anywhere in the US an virtual drive through the streets.
Here is Averil and her hubby.
Until next time!