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1860's Sallie Barry Howe CDV Photo, wife Albion Howe, Owego, New York


On reverse: "S. Howe, Wife of Albion Howe" is handwritten in pencil. Photo Type: Original Vintage Victorian CDV Carte de Visite Photograph, circa 1860’s, Civil War era. Photographer: J. Berry, Owego, Tioga County, New York (known to be Owego photographer Joseph Berry)

This photograph was removed from a photo album found in the Northampton area of Massachusetts, Hampshire County. A very kind dealer / collector was finding and saving extensive family / genealogy material in the 1980-1990’s in that area. We have worked with her on hundreds of items. She bought at many auctions and flea markets, and carefully rewrote the family names as they were originally written on the decrepit album sleeves. Very often the early antique photo albums did not stand the test of time.

Found in Public Genealogy Records:
Captain Albion Howe 1840–1873 born St. Augustine, Florida and  died in service April 26, 1873 in Tulelake, Siskiyou County, California on an Indian Wars mission.
His Father: Marshall Spring Howe 1804–1878
His Mother: Ann Timothy Doggett Howe 1822–1892
His brother: Lucien Howe 1848–1928
His younger half brother: John Locke Doggett 1868–1937 whose parents were Aristides Doggett 1832–1890 and Albion's mother Anna Timothy Cleland Howe Doggett 1822–1892.
His wife: Sally Barry Howe 1831–1900 also known as Sarah McKnight Barry Howe 1842-1912 or Sallie Barry Howe.
Her father: William Farquhar Barry 1818-1879
Her mother: Katharine W. McKnight Barry 1823-1879
Her Siblings:
Elizabeth F. Barry 1841-1925, half sibling
Katherine Barry MacNutt 1850-1915

Sally Howe, Sallie Howe or Sarah Barry McKnight Howe was born in 1842 and raised in Buffalo, Erie County, New York. Sallie or Sally is a known nickname for Sarah. Buffalo is about 170 miles from Owego, where this photo was taken. Her age corresponds perfectly with the timing of this CDV photo. She married Captain Albion Howe of the NY 4th Artillery. Interesting that the photographer's name is Joseph Berry, is this a relative? an alternative spelling of Barry? We do not know.

Sallie's father, Civil War Union Brigadier General William Farquhar Barry was stationed near and buried in Buffalo, New York. Her mother, Kate or Katharine W. McKnight or Kate Mcknight Barry was born in Pittsfield, Massachusetts in 1823. Sallie was born July 26, 1842 in Buffalo, Erie County, New York. Source: U.S. Passport Applications, 1795-1925, 15 November 1899, signed by her as Sallie Barry Howe.

S. Mcknight Barry in the Virginia, Select Marriages, 1785-1940
Name: S. Mcknight Barry
Age: 26
Birth Date: 1843
Marriage Date: 1 Jun 1869
Marriage Place: Fort Monroe, Virginia
Father: William F. Barry
Mother: Katherine W. Barry
Spouse: Albion Howe

This family traveled extensively in NY state and the United States. Albion Howe was an officer in Company F, NY 14th Heavy Artillery Regiment on 07 December 1863 in Albany, New York; He was promoted to full 1st Lieutenant on 03 May 1865; then promoted to full Major on 26 July 1865; mustered out on 26 August 1865 in Washington DC. He was promoted to Brevet 1st Lieutenant on 02 March 1867; and promoted to Brevet Captain on 02 March 1867. Source for military data: U.S. Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles 1861-1865. He was born in Florida. Source of info: New York: Report of the Adjutant-General, Heitman: Register of United States Army 1789-1903

Albion Howe was KIA, killed in action after the second attack in the Modoc Indian War, in Califronia in April 1873. Sallie B. Howe was buried in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Buffalo, Erie County, New York, with her husband, Albion Howe. Any help or correction appreciated, email Debra here. She also went by S. McKnight Howe. This is a beautiful Howe family piece.

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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