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1860's Robert Kerr Barkley & Charlotte Gilchrist Barkley CDV Photos NY

1860's Robert Kerr Barkley & Charlotte Gilchrist Barkley CDV's taken in Fort Edward, Washington County NY: Antique Vintage Victorian Lost Family Photo: #133

-19th c. CDV Photo of Robert Barkley and wife "Lattie" Charlotte Barkley
-Fort Edward, Washington County NY History
-2 one of kind antique photos, when sold, no more
-Original 1860's Civil War era CDV Photo by Photographer William Nims
-Barkley Genealogy

On reverse: "Uncle Robert Barkley" handwritten in old period pencil script at top. Photo type: CDV Carte de visite Photo. Photographer: Wm Nims, (William Nims) Fort Edward, New York, Washington County.

Found in Public Records:
Civil War Veteran Robert Kerr Barkley
New York, State Census, 1855
Name: Robert Barkley
Birth Year: abt 1836
Age: 19
Residence: Argyle, Washington County, New York, USA
Household Members: Name, Age
Robert Barkley 64
Jane Barkley 54
Agness Conaway 28
Sarah Barkley 25
Elisabeth Barkley 21
Robert Barkley 19
Margaret Barkley 17
James Barkley 14
Mary J Barkley 9
Patrick McCall 25

U.S. Civil War Draft Records, 1863-1865 about Robert K Barkley
Name: Robert K Barkley
Residence: Argyle, Washington, New York
Age on 1 July 1863: 27
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1836
Marital Status: Unmarried
Place of Birth: New York

When Robert Kerr BARKLEY was born on May 11, 1835, in New York, New York, his father, Robert, was 44 and his mother, Jane, was 34. He married Charlotte L GILCHRIST. He died on June 13, 1924, in Washington County, New York, at the age of 89, and was buried with is wife, who died more than 20 years before him, at Cossayuna Lake Cemetery, also known as McEachron Cemetery, Argyle, Washington County, New York.

In 1850 US Federal Census, Charlotte is mistakenly listed as Charles, but looking at the actual Census image, it is definitely Charlotte:
Charles M Gilchrist
Name: Charles M Gilchrist
Age: 16
Birth Year: abt 1834, New York.

Home in 1850: Argyle, Washington, New York, USA
Household: Name, Age
Alexander Gilchrist 50
Margaret Gilchrist 46
Margaret Gilchrist 26
Sarah J Gilchrist 24
Nancy Gilchrist 21
Archibald Gilchrist 18
Charles M Gilchrist 16 (this is misspelled, is Charlotte)
John Gilchrist 11

Note: The back of her photo reads "Lattie" or "Lottie Barkley." Her name listed as Lattie is listed in the 1855 census, before their marriage. See scans.

Also NOTE: Photographer William Nims of Fort Edward was a prolific photographer. His bio can be found online in google books in "An historical sketch of the State Normal College at Albany N. Y. and a history of its graduates for fifty years 1844-1894, New York State University, Albany." It reads: William Nims taught district school four winter terms in Ft. Ann, N.Y.; 1 yr. in Andover, O.; associate Principal in Glens Falls Academy until falling health compelled abandonment of teaching; has been a photographer since 1846, a photographer and dairy farmer since 1873; m. 1844 H. I. Baker; 1861, H. A. Walling; one daughter by first marriage.

A wonderful historical Washington County NY Barkley family piece. A Civil War veteran, Robert Barkley and his wife Charlotte photos were taken presumably on the same day.

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 set of 2 photos, not reprints. New high quality rigid sleeves are included for extra protection, especially during shipping. You may buy this set alone, or large intimate 300 dpi scans of the fronts and backs 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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