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1860s CDV: Photographer Benjamin F Marsh, Painesville OH to Greeley CO


#106 Civil War CDV Photo by B.F. Marsh:

A beautiful old period 1860's CDV photo. The photo is trimmed on top and bottom edges, usually to fit into photo albums, as many were. Does not affect the image in any way. Photo type: Original Vintage Victorian Carte de visite Photograph. Photographer's fancy ornate advertising backmark: B.F. Marsh, Photographer and Ambrotypist (ambrotype photographs) Painesville, Lake County, Ohio. (known to be photographer
Benjamin Franklin Marsh 1834-1900, who worked in Painesville, Ohio from approximately 1866 to 1872.)

Found in Public Genealogy Records:
Photographer Benjamin Franklin Marsh 1833-1900 born Southport, Chemung County NY, lived in Painseville Ohio 1868-1870, then to Greeley, Weld County, Colorado where he was also a photographer. Later, his brother Clark Marsh, or C.M Marsh was a studio photographer in Greeley well into the 20th century. 

His Father: Belorman Marsh 1802-1862 born Hartford, Windsor County, Vermont to Abel Marsh and Miriam Clawson Marsh, died Southport NY.
His Mother: Mary Heller Marsh 1807-1893
His Siblings:
Emily Marsh 1829–1900
Joseph Chapman Marsh 1830–1904
Guy Marsh 1832–1834
Clark M. Marsh 1833–1910 (his brother, also a photographer and also moved to Greeley Colorado around 1886. His wife was Charlotte Kellogg Marsh 1837-1907, born in Canandaigua, Ontario County, New York. Their daughter was Tina Marsh Petersen 1875-1958, born in Rochester, Monroe County NY. She was a photo re-toucher with her father in his business until she married Frank C. Petersen in 1906. He was business manager of the Greeley Tribune Newspaper.
Michael Heller Marsh 1835–1910
Albert Marsh 1837–1909
John Wormley Marsh 1838–1864
Mary Augusta Marsh 1840–1882
Fanny Eliza Marsh 1842–1889
Julia Curtis Marsh 1843–
Charles H Marsh 1846–1874
Frank G Marsh 1848–1916
Infant Marsh 1852–1852

His wife: Sarah S Smith Marsh 1840-1918
Their Children:
Arthur Clark Marsh born 1861
Charles Edwin Marsh born 1862
Cora Eloise Marsh Mosher 1864-1952, she married John Consalus Mosher 1857-1943 and their daughter was Jessie Irene Mosher Wheeler 1886-1976. 
Harry Benjamin Marsh 1866–1868
Tracy Colfax Marsh born 1868
Kitty Irene Marsh born 1870
Hattie Roger Marsh 1871–1871
Frank Scott Marsh born 1873
Fred Earle Marsh born 1877
Jay Lewis Marsh born 1881

Benjamin F. Marsh in the 1880 United States Federal Census
Age: 46
Birth Date: Abt 1834
Birthplace: New York
Home in 1880: Greeley, Weld County, Colorado
Relation to Head of House: Self (Head)
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Sarah S. Marsh
Father's Birthplace: New York
Mother's Birthplace: New York
Occupation: Photographer
Household, Age:
Benjamin F. Marsh 46
Sarah S. Marsh 40
Cora E. Marsh 16
Tracy C. Marsh 11
Kittie I. Marsh 10
Frank S. Marsh 6
Fred E. Marsh 2
Clark M. Marsh 46 (his brother)

Benjamin and his family are buried at the Linn Grove Cemetery in Greeley, Weld County Colorado. This CDV depicts a beautiful woman iconic patriotic Columbia figure with shield and flag, with intricate engraving to show political and patriotic leanings for the Union. The front has what looks like a possible Ohio soldier, a beautiful image and advertising backmark, by a skilled early possible daguerreotype to ambrotype, to CDV to cabinet card photo photographer.

Size: 2.5 by 4 inches
Debra Clifford Ancestorville Genealogy       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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