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1870's Frances Ithamar Pillsbury CDV Photo, Dubuque County, Iowa


On reverse: "Frances Ithamar Pillsbury" is handwritten in black ballpoint pen. We see this spelling as both Francis and Francis. Photo type: Original Vintage Victorian Carte de visite CDV Photograph. Photographer: J.E. Bilbrough, Dubuque Iowa, Dubuque County. (known to be John Bilbrough or John E. Bilbrough) 

Found in Public Genealogy Records:
Frances Ithamar Pillsbury 1851-1893, born in Princeton, Bureau County Illinois. 
His Father: Rev. Ithamar Pillsbury 1794-1862 born in Dracut, Middlesex County, Massachusetts to Joshua Pillsbury 1740–1825 and Elizabeth Sawyer Pillsbury 1750–1816. His sister was Miriam Pillsbury Walworth 1779–1871, see SAR application below. Ithamar died in Andover, Henry County Illinois in 1862 at age 68. His grandfather was the famous Caleb Pillsbury 1717-1778, Revolutionary War era member of the Provincial Congress, who lived in Lexington, Mass.
His Mother: Caroline Elizabeth Miller Pillsbury 1815-1896 was born in Long Island City, Queens County, New York and died in Macomb, McDonough County, Illinois in 1896 at age of 81.

His Siblings:
Nancy Elizabeth Pillsbury Morse 1838–1886 (known as Lizzie Pillsbury)
James Lebbeus Pillsbury 1840–1841, died as an infant
Edward Payson Pillsbury 1842–1898
Asahel Nettleton Pillsbury 1844–1930 (Asahel Pillsbury)
Mary Louisa Pillsbury 1847–1909, believed to be unmarried
Sarah Adelia Pillsbury Fairfield 1849–1925
Alfred Sawyer Pillsbury 1854–1937
Irenaeus Levi Pillsbury 1859–1939 (known as Ira Pillsbury)
Ithamar Pillsbury 1861–1945 married Emily Etta Ratekin 1898 McDonough, Illinois

His Wife: Minnie I. Blackwedel Pillsbury 1857–1887 born in Galena, JoDaviess County, Illinois to J.H. Blackwedel & A. Meta Hollermann Blackwedel. 
1884 Marriage Record of Francis I. Pillsbury and Minnie I. Blackwedel
Name Francis I. Pillsbury
Event Type Marriage
Event Date 14 Jul 1884
Event Place Dubuque, Dubuque County, Iowa
His Age 34
Birth Year (Estimated) 1850
Father's Name Ithamar Pillsbury
Mother's Name Caroline E. Miller
Spouse's Name Minnie I. Blackwedel
His Spouse's Age 28
Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated) 1856
Spouse's Father's Name J.H. Blackwedel
Spouse's Mother's Name A. Meta Hollermann Blackwedel

Their Child: Meta Elisabeth Pillsbury born 1885. her parents both died when she was in her teens and she lived with her Aunt Mary Pillsbury 1847–1909 in census records. mary was the sister of her father Frances, and we believed was unmarried.
Her Husband: Otto Carl Dunbar born 1883
Their Children were Carl Dunbar born 1913 (possibly Otto Carl Dunbar Jr.) and Howard Pillsbury Dunbar 1916–1993. They lived in Macomb, McDonough County, Illinois and can both be found in 1940 census, both about age 55. No cemetery can be found for either.

Meta's Birth Record:
Name Mita E. Pillsbury (Meta Elizabeth Pillsbury)
Event Type Birth
Event Date 13 Sep 1885
Event Place Dubuque, Dubuque, Iowa, United States
Father's Name Francis I. Pillsbury
Mother's Name Minnie I. Blackwedel Pillsbury

Meta Pillsbury Dunbar in the U.S. Social Security Applications 1936-2007
Name: Meta Pillsbury Dunbar
Birth Date: 13 Sep 1885
Birth Place: Dubuque, Iowa
Father: Francis I Pillsbury
Mother: Minnie I Blackwedel
Notes: Jul 1962:

This is an interesting Pillsbury 1927 family SAR application for his aunt Miriam Pillsbury Walworth, his father's sister:
U.S. Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970
Name: Miriam Pillsbury
Birth Date: 1 Dec 1779
Death Date: 21 Aug 1871
SAR Membership 45755
Role: Ancestor
Application Date: 20 Oct 1927
Father: Joshua Pillsbury
Mother: Elizabeth Sawyer
Spouse: Charles Walworth
Children: Olive C Walworth
Charles Boardman Newhall
Gertrude Jane Cutler
John Breed Newhall
Ellen Frances Hackett
Elijah Boardman Cutler
Olive C Walworth
Elijah Tisdale Cutler
Miriam Pillsbury
Charles Walworth Jr
Elizabeth Sawyer
Joshua Pillsbury
Sarah Kimball
Caleb Pillsbury

Francis is buried in the Palma Sola Cemetery, in Bradenton, Manatee County, Florida. His wife's Blackwedel family was connected to Daniel Kindle Zumwalt, a well known pioneer in the history of Tulare County, California. This family has strong Daughters of the American Revolution DAR and SAR Sons of the American Revolution ties. This is a beautiful and clear old 1870's CDV image of a young serious gentleman, about 20 years old. It was found in Western Massachusetts in Hampshire County.

Size: 2.5 by 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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