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1880's Laura Holbrook Fox Cabinet Photo, Vermont (Methuselah Holbrook)


On reverse: "Selah H. Holbrook" is handwritten in old blue fountain pen ink. Photo type: Cabinet Card photograph. Photographer: F. Crosier, Readsboro, Bennington County, Vermont. (known to be photographer Frank Crosier)

Note: There is also a rubber stamp on back for the Columbia Portrait Co., Chicago Illinois, did she move there later as an adult? There is a corner chip off photograph, see photo. Does not affect her image in any way.

Found in Public Genealogy Records:
Laura Emma Holbrook 1880–1947 born in Whitingham, Windham County, Vermont. She married Charles Fox 1867-1932 and died Mar. 28, 1947 in Whitingham. She was the daughter of Selah & Sarah Whitney Bishop Holbrook.
Her Children:
Bertha Ellen Fox Page 1903-1976
Albert Selah Fox 1910-1977
Buried at Jacksonville Cemetery, Windham County, Vermont

Her father was Methuselah Holbrook 1846-1923 (Selah H. Holbrook) born in 1846 in Whitingham, Vermont to parents Peter Holbrook and Sarah Ann Carley Holbrook (also seen as Carly), and both his parents died around 1890. He had four brothers and seven sisters. Selah Holbrook died in 1923 at the age of 77.

His Children:
Laura E Holbrook Fox 1880-1947 (This photo)
Eveline S Holbrook 1883–1900 (with 2nd wife, Sarah Whitney Holbrook Bishop)
Alberto Selah Holbrook 1890-1941 (with Martha Pierce Fox Holbrook)

His Siblings:
Sarah E Holbrook died 1854
Laura Holbrook Olcott 1835-1916
Hannah A. Holbrook Goodnow 1840-1914
Himself: Selah H. Holbrook 1843-1923
Gratia Holbrook Corkins 1845-1922
Abigail S. Holbrook Morse 1847-1932
Sophia Holbrook Coombs 1849-1908
Henry Holbrook 1851-1887
Fred E. Holbrook 1856-1916

His 3 Marriages: 
1st wife: Sarah Isabelle Sprague Holbrook 1850-1876, died at 26 years, the daughter of Jonathan Sprague & Sally Tyler Sprague. She went by the name Isabelle Sprague, and married Selah Holbrook in 1872 in Readsboro, Vermont.

2nd wife: Sarah Whitney Bishop Holbrook 1847-1884 in 1877. She was the daughter of Welcome P. Whitney 1816-1869 (Welcome Whitney) who died in Vermont, and Ruth B Lake Whitney 1819–1888 (died in Heath, Massachusetts) She was born in Stockbridge, Massachusetts. Her first marriage was to Nathan Albert Bishop 1841–1875 from 1864 until his death in 1875, Ruth Lake Bishop Whitney.
Her children with Nathan Albert Bishop 1842–1875
Cora Isabel Bishop 1866–1917
Caroline Delila Bishop 1869–1896
Arthur Bishop born 1870
Rose Ellen Bishop 1872–1910
Althea Mae Bishop 1873 (Alta Bishop)

Her children with Selah H Holbrook 1843–1923
Laura Emma Holbrook 1880–1947
Eveline S Holbrook 1883–1900

She died of Jaundice in 1884, age 37 years.

3rd wife: Martha F. Pierce Fox Holbrook 1846-1939. They married between in 1879 according to her death record. She was the daughter of Putnam H. Pierce (Putnam Pierce or Putnam Holland Pierce) and Martha Ann Brown Pierce. Her first husband was Martin Lucius Fox 1839-1927, a Civil war veteran who she married in 1866.
Her 3 Children:
Charles M Fox 1867-1932
Alice Augusta Fox 1877-1879
Alberto Selah Holbrook 1890-1941, his father is Selah Holbrook.
(known as Allie S. Holbrook, Jacksonville, VT)

Selah Holbrook in the Vermont Vital Records 1720-1908
Birth Date: abt 1844
Birth Place: Clarksburg, Massachusetts
Marriage Date: 17 Mar 1872
Marriage Place: Readsboro, Vermont
Marriage Age: 28
Card Type: Groom
Father Name: Petter Holbrook (Peter Holbrook)
Mother Name: Sarah Holbrook
Spouse Name: Isable S Sprague

Selah H Holbrook in the Vermont, Vital Records, 1720-1908
Birth Date: abt 1844
Birth Place: Clarksburg, Massachusetts
Marriage Date: 24 Jun 1877
Marriage Place: Whitingham, Vermont
Groom: Selah Holbrook
Father Name: Peter Holbrook
Mother Name: Sarah Holbrook
Spouse Name: Sarah Bishop (Sarah Whitney Holbrook Bishop)

Martha F Holbrook in the Vermont, Death Records, 1909-2008
Name: Martha F Holbrook (Martha F Pierce, dau of Putnam Piefce)
Birth Date: 30 Sep 1846
Birth Place: Whitingham, Vermont
Residence Place: Whitingham
Death Date: 22 Nov 1939
Death Place: Vermont, USA
Father: Putnam H Pierce
Mother: Martha Ann Brown Pierce
Spouse: Selah Holbrook
Vital Event Type: Certificate of Death
Marriage Age: 33

Vermont, Vital Records, 1720-1908
Name: Laura E. Holbrook.
Birth Date: 1 Jun 1880 in Whitingham County, Vermont.
Father: Selah H Holbrook. (Methuselah Holbrook)
Mother: Sarah Whitney Bishop Holbrook

Laura E. Holbrook Vermont Vital Records
Name Charles M. Fox
Event Type Marriage
Event Date 06 Apr 1898
Event Place Vermont, United States
Spouse's Name Laura E. Holbrook
Spouse's Age 17
Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated) 1881
Spouse's Father's Name Selah H. Holbrook
Spouse's Mother's Name Sarah Holbrook

Selah Holbrook fought on the Union side in the Civil War for Vermont in the 2nd Regiment, Vermont Infantry Co. A, as a private. He received a pension. He also fought for the 6th Regiment, Vermont Infantry, Company K. This is a beautiful early Vermont piece and a wonderful portrait of Laura Holbrook Fox. An amazingly great looking kid!

Size: 4.5 x 6 inches
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