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1890's Ainsworth Wollerton & John Martin Photo, Coatesville, Penn


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On front: "John Martin and A. Wollerton" is handwritten in old period pencil. Photo Type: Dry Mount. Photographer: H.W. Smith, Coatesville, Chester County, Pennsylvania (known to be Harry Smith, Harry W. Smith, Photographer, Odd Fellows' Hall, Coatesville 1896-1897.

We believe this is be a photo of Ainsworth Wollerton and John Martin, see genealogy info below. Ainsworth was born in 1847 and John Martin was born in 1866. Ainsworth's occupation was a Baggage Master on Pennsylvania Railroad, as evidence by this photo. (His father Ziba Wollerton was also a railroad clerk in the 1860 census, when Ainsworth was 13 years old.) John Martin Fr. was a grocer in Coatesville.

Found in Public Genealogy Records:
Ainsworth Wollerton 1847–1937
William Ainsworth Wollerton (known as "Ainsworth") 1847–1937 born in West Chester and died in Coatesville, Chester County PA
His Father: Ziba Cloud Wollerton 1810-1889 son of Ziba Wollerton 1762–1811 and Mary Cloud Wollerton 1768–1818
His Mother: Alice Wollerton 1814–1892
His siblings:
Lorena Melvina Wollerton 1838–1838
Mary E Wollerton 1840–1900
William Ainsworth Wollerton 1847–1937
Adelaide Wollerton 1849–1849

His wife: Martha Ellen Yearsley 1851–1923 born and died in Coatesville, Pennsylvania. Her parents were Isaac Yearsley 1816–1892 and Elizabet N Rankin 1826–1874.
Their 9 children:
Frank Elwood Wollerton 1873–1959
Anne Elizabeth Annie Wollerton 1875–1966
Clara Cecillia Wollerton 1876–1952
Alice W Wollerton 1878–1964
William Ainsworth Wollerton 1879–1965
Mary E Wollerton 1880–1880
Charles Wollerton 1881–1881
Vivian G. Wollerton 1882–1969
Mae H Wollerton 1884–1977
Ainsworth and his wife are buried at the West Caln Meeting Cemetery, Wagontown, Chester County, Pennsylvania.

Agnus W Wollerton in the 1860 United States Federal Census
Name: Agnus W Wollerton (Ainsworth Wollerton or William Ainsworth Wollerton)
Age: 13
Birth Year: abt 1847
Birth Place: Pennsylvania
Home in 1860: West Chester, Chester, Pennsylvania
Ziba Wollerton 47 (Railroad Clerk)
Alice Wollerton 46
Mary E Wollerton 20
Agnus W Wollerton 13

William A. Wollerton in the 1880 United States Federal Census
Age: 33
Birth Date: Abt 1847
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Home in 1880: Coatesville, Chester, Pennsylvania, USA
Street: 463 Penna Ave
Relation to Head of House: Self (Head)
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Martha E. Wollerton
Father's Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Mother's Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Occupation: Works In Foundry
William A. Wollerton 33
Martha E. Wollerton 29
Frank Wollerton 6
Annie Wollerton 5
Clara Wollerton 3
Alice Wollerton 2
William Wollerton 1

Pennsylvania, Death Certificates 1906-1964
Name William A Wollerton
Age 89
Birth Date 17 Aug 1847
Birth Place West Chester, Pennsylvania
Death Date 9 May 1937
Death Place Coatesville, Chester, Pennsylvania
Father Ziba C Wollerton
Mother Alice Wollerton
Spouse Martha L Wollerton

John Franklin Martin 1866–1943
John Franklin Martin 1866–1943 born and died in Coatesville, Chester County, Pennsylvania.
Father: James W. Martin 1833–1881 (Grocer)
Mother: Anna Elisabeth Hanway 1844–1872
His Siblings
William Hanway Martin 1862–1942
Mary Emma Martin 1864–1936
Thomas Howard Martin 1868–1869
James Rodney Martin 1870–1959
Anna Elizabeth Martin 1872–1942

His wife: Elva J Friece 1866-1949
Their Daughter:
Edith L. Martin 1888-1977

John F. Martin in the 1880 United States Federal Census
Age: 14
Birth Date: Abt 1866
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Home in 1880: Coatesville, Chester, Pennsylvania, USA
Street: 8 Main St North Side Main North Side Main
Relation to Head of House: Son
Marital Status: Single
Father's name: James W. Martin (Grocer)
Father's Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Mother's name: Fannie Martin
Mother's Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Occupation: At School
Attended School: Yes
Household Age Birthplace
James W. Martin 48
Fannie Martin 46
William H. Martin 18
Emma Martin 16
John F. Martin 14
James R. Martin 10
Annie E. Martin 8

John F Martin in the 1910 United States Federal Census
Age in 1910: 44
Birth Year: abt 1866
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Home in 1910: Coatesville, Chester, Pennsylvania
Street: 66 South Sixth Avenue
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Elva J Martin
Father's Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Mother's Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Occupation: Merchant
Industry: Grocer
Years Married: 23
Household Members: Name Age
John F Martin 44
Elva J Martin 43
Edith Martin 22

Elva F Martin in the Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1964
Name: Elva F Martin (Elva F Friace)
Age: 86
Birth Date: 13 Jul 1866
Birth Place: East Brandywine Township, Pennsylvania
Death Date: 1 Jan 1949
Death Place: Coatesville, Chester, Pennsylvania, USA
Father: John Friace
Mother: Elva J Sinn
Spouse: John F Martin
Buried at Fairview Cemetery, South Coatesville, Chester County, Pennsylvania

This is an old gag photograph of Ainsworth Wollerton and John Martin, 2 important townfolk of Coatesville PA. One a PA RR baggage clerk and the other a grocer. Ainsworth has a bag in his hand, with $500.00 written over it on the bag. John Martin has two bags of unknown origin. It was found in Onondaga County New York, and is a great old Coastesville town history piece.

Size: 4 by 6 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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