1880's Willoughby Rentschler Cabinet Photo, Reading, Berks County PA
On reverse: "Willaby Rentschler" is handwritten in pencil on back, and "Eva L. Rentschler" is clearly stamped on the back with a rubber stamp. Photo type: Original Antique Victorian Cabinet Card Photograph, circa 1880's. Photographer: Saylor Art Studio & New York Gallery, 411 N. Sixth Street, Reading, Berks or Somerset County, Pennsylvania. (known to be photographer Charles Alexander Saylor or Charles A. Saylor 1838-1921)
Found in Public Genealogy Records:
Willoughby S Rentschler 1853–1905 born & died Centre, Berks County PA
His father: Jacob K Rentschler 1822–1894, born, died Berks
His mother: Elizabeth Schock Rentschler 1822–1880, born, died Berks PA
His wife: Anna Margaret Lutz Rentschler 1863–1911
1. Eva Rebecca L Rentschler 1885–1928 married Adam Franklin Speicher 1875–1946. he was the son of Adam Speicher 1838–1875 and Maria Mitchell 1841–1914, seen as Mary Mitchell.
2. Franklin Jacob Rentschler 1889–1974, appears to not have been married.
His daughter Eva in Penn & New Jersey Church & Town Records 1669-1999
Name: Eva Rebecca Rentschler
Baptism Age: 0
Event Type: Baptism
Birth Date: 19 Mar 1885
Baptism Date: 31 May 1885
Baptism Place: Hamburg, Berks County, Pennsylvania
Organization Name: Trinity Lutheran Church & Circuit
Father: Willoughby S Rentschler
Mother: Anna Mary Lutz Rentschler
The beautiful old Rentschler family signed photo was found in Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York. It's especially wonderful that his daughter Eva had a Victorian era rubber stamp made of her name that we can see here. A clearly signed and stamped piece, and a rare Reading area photo. It has an amazing Saylor photographer's fancy adverting backmark, see photo. It was found in Kingston, Ulster County, New York.
Size: 4.5 by 7 inches
Note: The original is sold, but you may still purchase large, detailed and intimate 300 dpi high resolution scans of front and back, sent immediately via email. Please check our site carefully, as many may be related to each other that we are unaware of. Click scan to place in your cart. Thank you, enjoy! ~debra (please also join me at Ancestorville Genealogy on facebook. contact info on top bar)
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