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1880's Newell Goslee CDV Photo, Glastonbury, Hartford County CT


On reverse: "Newell Goslee" handwritten in old pencil. Photo type: CDV Carte de Visite Photograph, Victorian. Photographer: Rodgers' Photographic Studio, Hartford CT, Hartford County. (known to be Hart J. Rodgers, Hart Rodgers, H.J. Rodgers or H.J. Rogers, or Hart J. Rogers, 1831-1905)

Found in Public Genealogy Records:
Newell Milton Goslee 1856-1903, born and died in in Glastonbury, Hartford County, Connecticut, died at age 47. His parents were Edward Jonah Goslee 1827–1892 and Clarissa Charlotte Strickland Goslee 1831–1883. (She is also listed as Eliza Goslee in census)
His siblings:
Clarissa Electa Goslee born 1851
Owen Edward Goslee 1853-1921
James Watson Goslee 1858-1932
Elmer Leslie Goslee born 1861
Carlan Osias Goslee 1867–1882
Howard Goslee 1870-1922

His wife: Flora Eveline Rich Goslee Bailey 1860–1954, married Wilbur M Bailey in 1912 after Newell died. She married Newell in 1895.

Newel Goslee in the 1880 United States Federal Census
Name: Newel Goslee
Age: 24
Birth Date: Abt 1856
Birthplace: Connecticut
Home in 1880: Glastonbury, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
Relation to Head of House: Son
Marital Status: Single
Father's name: Edward Goslee
Father's Birthplace: Connecticut
Mother's name: Eliza Goslee (?)
Mother's Birthplace: Connecticut
Occupation: Works On Farm
Household, Age
Edward Goslee 53
Eliza Goslee 49
Newel Goslee 24
Watson Goslee 22
Elmer Goslee 17
Carlon Goslee 13
Howard Goslee 9

This is a "hidden mother" studio photo. The child's mother would be behind the drape to the left readying them for the long 30 second or more exposure in the photographer's studio, quite a feat! The left has an area where we feel his mother or family member was removed. These photos are collectible in their own right.

A beautiful photo of Newel or Newell in his highland tartan plaid sash, so famous in the Victorian era. In that era, boys wore frocks with pleated skirts, or tunics and blouses over pleated skirts, until the age of three or five. Often you will also see a tartan sash. A portrait of the Prince of Wales in a Scottish kilt in 1849 gave rise to this vogue for boys. A rare and beautiful Connecticut Goslee family photo. This is an important DAR, Daughters of the American Revolution and SAR Sons of the American Revolutionary War family.

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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