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1870's George Oldt & family CDV Photo, Middlecreek, Snyder County PA


#986 Civil War Veteran George Oldt

On reverse: "George Oldt, Middlecreek" handwritten in old period pencil. Upside down is handwritten "next to ____" an illegible word we cannot decipher. It may be the name of a local family, a landmark, a road, a local place in Middlecreek. It appears as Hemboten? Photo type: Victorian CDV carte de visite Photograph. Photographer: Unmarked, Unknown.

Found in Public Genealogy Records:
George Oldt 1835–1915 born in Pennsylvania and died in Danville, Montour County, Pennsylvania. His father was Simon Oldt 1801–1867 of Buffalo Twp, Northumberland, Pennsylvania and his mother was Anna M Dreese Oldt, who died before 1840. he married Mary Amanda Klingler Oldt 1839–1927 and had 3 children: Joel Calvin Oldt 1865–1954 who married Amanda S Neiman born 1865; Ada N. Oldt 1868– and Anna Mary Oldt 1875 who first married William Harrison Napp 1874–1956, and then married Levi Luck or Levi Look and had 2 children, Nina May Luck 1895–1982 and Guy George Luck (or surname Look) born 1898.

George Oldt in the 1870 United States Federal Census
Age in 1870: 35
Birth Year: abt 1835
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Home in 1870: Beaver, Snyder, Pennsylvania
Post Office: Beaver Springs
Occupation: Farmer
Inferred Spouse: Mary A Oldt
Inferred Children: Calvin Oldt
Ada Nancy Oldt
Household Members:
Name Age
George Oldt 35
Mary A Oldt 31
Calvin Oldt 5
Ada Nancy Oldt 2

George Oldt in the 1900 United States Federal Census
Age: 65
Birth Date: Feb 1835
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Home in 1900: Spring, Snyder, Pennsylvania
Relation to Head of House: Head
Marital status: Married
Spouse's name: Mary A Oldt
Marriage Year: 1859
Father's Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Mother's Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Occupation: Farmer
Can Read: Yes
Can Write: Yes
Can Speak English: Yes
Household Members: Name Age
George Oldt 65
Mary A Oldt 60
Anna M Look 25
Nina M Look 4
Guy G Look 2 (Guy Look, Look Genealogy

Pennsylvania, Veterans Burial Cards, 1777-2012
George Oldt
Birth Date 1835
Age 80
Death Date 1915
Military Branch Army
Veteran of U.S. Civil War
Registration County Snyder
Cemetery Beaver Springs, Pennsylvania

A bit of a mystery photo., very light in tone. We have enhanced the photo greatly when you buy scans, to better see. This piece also has our own handwritten note, in pencil which reads "Found in Williamsburg Pennsylvania, 2002". Williamsburg is in Lycoming County PA and sits about 83 miles from Middle Creek. This CDV was just listed on our site in November of 2019.

The photo depicts 4 people: A young girl about 14, possibly her sister, about 20-25, an older gentleman and his wife, both in their 40-early 50's. If we had to take a guess, we would say it was taken around 1875 and that this is the Oldt family. The condition is not great on this piece, but it's still a wonderful and rare Oldt family treasure. Any help or correction appreciated here on this mystery, email Debra here.

Size: 2.5 x 4 inches
Debra Clifford Ancestorville Genealogy      Note: Hello from ~debra. I have spent years collecting over 10,000 ID’d lost family photos & paper from US flea markets & antique shops. I do the best gen research I can, but am always open to corrections. This is an original antique item, not a reprint. A new high quality rigid sleeve is included for extra protection, especially during shipping. You may buy a piece alone, or large intimate 300 dpi scans of the front and back sent immediately via email, or both. Please search carefully, as they are often found together and many may be related. I also invite you to join me at Ancestorville Genealogy on facebook. Thank you, enjoy! ~Debra Clifford (contact info on top bar)

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