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1870 Bertha Schmidt Weberling CDV Photo, Peru, LaSalle County, Illinois


On reverse: "Mrs. Theodore Weberling, (Bertha)" is handwritten in old dip pen ink. Photo type: Original Vintage Victorian CDV or Carte de Visite Photograph, circa 1870's. Photographer: Miss M.E.L. Chubbuck, Peru, LaSalle County. Illinois. (Known to be 19th c. female or woman photographer Mary E L Chubbuck, who later married William H. Elliott. Photographer Mary Chubbuck also worked in Garden City, Illinois)

Note: It is unusual to find women photographers in the 19th century, this is a collectible piece in it's own right.

Found in Public Genealogy Records:
Bertha Weberling in the Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths Index 1916-1947
Maiden name: Bertha Schmidt
Birth Date: 8 Oct 1850
Birth Place: Baden-Baden, Germany
Death Date: 10 Apr 1941
Death Place: Peru, La Salle County, Illinois
Burial Date: 12 Apr 1941
Burial Place: Peru Twp., La Salle, Illinois
Cemetery Name: Peru Mausoleum
Death Age: 90
Marital Status: Widow
Residence: Peru, La Salle, Illinois
Father Name: Albert Schmidt, born Germany
Mother Name: Caroline Conrad Schmidt, born Germany
Spouse Name: Theodore Weberling

Bertha Schmidt Weberling
Birth: Oct. 8, 1850 Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Death: Apr. 10, 1941 Peru, LaSalle County, Illinois
Father: Albin Schmidt 1821-1895
Carolina Conrad Schmidt 1821-1885
Spouse: Theodore Weberling 1849-1912
Antoinette Weberling Soedler 1877-1953 (known as Nettie Weberling)
August Ernest Weberling 1879-1940
Max James Weberling 1885-1948
Edward Weberling
Venie Weberling
Her Siblings:
Josephine Schmidt Gmelich 1847-1932
Frederick Schmidt Sanders 1848-1913
Bertha Schmidt Weberling 1850-1941
Elizabeth Schmidt Wagenknecht 1861-1947
Hermina C. Schmidt 1863-1932
Burial: Peru City Cemetery, Peru, LaSalle County, Illinois

Note: Also seen as Webeling, Weherling, and Theodor Weberling in census records. A beautiful photo of a very handsome woman in stylish Victorian clothes, from an American German immigrant family. Found in Hampshire County, Massachusetts, did they also have New England ties?

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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