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1870's 12 Gunning Family CDV Photos, Marshall, Dane County, Wisconsin


#534 Gunning Genealogy:

This is a wonderful collection of 12 CDV photos of the Gunning family circa 1860-70's. They were all found together in Columbus, Columbia County & Dodge County, WisconsinAll 12 are clearly identified on reverse with clear old handwriting. This Gunning family also has strong Irish, Ireland roots. 

The 12 Gunning family CDV Photos are, as follows:
1. On reverse: "Aunt Mary, Father's Sister" is handwritten in old pencil. "Gunning" is handwritten under this in black ballpoint pen. (She would be known as Mary Gunning in census) Photographer: E.K. Lee, Marshall, Dane County, Wisconsin (see other Lee photos below, possibly E.K. See)

2. On reverse: "Aunt Jane Gunning Angus" is handwritten in old pencil. (known as Jane Angus, Jane Gunning in census) Unmarked, no photographer's backmark.

3. On reverse: "Mrs Jane Engelke Lenz, Great Grandma Gunning, Martha Taylor Gunning, Mrs Robert Gunning" is handwritten in pencil. "
Lillian Gunning's Grandma" is handwritten in black ballpoint pen. (known as Martha T. Gunning, Martha Gunning, Jane Lenz, Lillian Gunning in census) Unmarked, no photographer backmark.

4. On reverse: "Grandpa Gunning Father's Father" is handwritten in pencil. "Jane's Great Grandfather" is handwritten in black ballpoint pen. Photographer's Rubber Stamp backmark: Appears as A.B. Wallace, Photographer, Newtownards. (Note: Newtownards is a large town, townland and civil parish in County Down, Northern Ireland. It lies at the most northern tip of Strangford Lough, 10 miles east of Belfast, on the Ards Peninsula.)

5. On reverse: "Great Grandpa Gunning of Jane's" is handwritten in pencil. "My Grandpa Gunning" is handwritten in black ballpoint pen. Photographer: E.R. Curtis, Madison, Dane County WI (known to be photographer Edward Curtis, Edward R. Curtis)

6. On reverse: "Great Grandpa Gunning of Jane's" This photo had a revenue stamp, which is partially torn off. In 1864-66 the US government taxed photography to help pay for the American Civil war. Revenue stamps were placed on the back of photos, and "cancelled" by the photographer. CDV's with revenue stamps are collectible in their own right for stamp collectors and vintage photography collectors. It is a wonderful way to date a Civil War era photograph. This CDV has a partial revenue stamp and no photographer's backmark.

7. On reverse: "David Gunning" is handwritten in pencil. Photographer: E.K. See (Note: It appears as if the photographer's name was spelled "SEE" the the "S" scratched off, Marshall, Dane County, WI. We have others marked E.K. Lee, was it a misprint?)

8. On reverse: "Mrs. David Gunning" is handwritten in pencil. Photographer: E.K. See with S rubbed off, Marshall, Dane County, Wisconsin, (same as above, see info directly above in photo number 7)

9. On reverse: "James Gunning, father of Lillian Gunning Engelke" is handwritten in pencil. Photographer E.K. Lee, Marshall, Dane County, Wisconsin (she would be known as Lillian Engelke in census records)

10. On reverse: "James Gunning, My Father" is handwritten in pencil. "Grandpa Gunning" is handwritten in ballpoint pen.  Photographer: E.K. Lee, Marshall, Dane County, Wisconsin.

11. On reverse: "Uncle Wm Gunning" is handwritten in old dip pen ink. Photographer: Jones, Mills' Block, Main Street, Madison, Dane County, Wisconsin WI (known to be photographer N.P. Jones, Nathaniel P. Jones, Nathaniel Jones) (he would be known as William Gunning in census)

12. On reverse: "Uncle Robert Gunning" is handwritten in pencil. Photographer: E.R. Curtis, Madison, Dane County, Wisconsin (known to be photographer Edward Curtis, Edward R. Curtis)

Found in Public Genealogy Records:
Martha Taylor Gunning, Mrs. Robert Gunning was born in 1820 in 
Donaghadee, County Down, Northern Ireland, about 18 miles east of Belfast. This info is from North Irish Roots, Vol. 2, No. 6, 1990:
Life info: David Gunning
Born Aug. 1829  in Ireland
Arrival in USA in 1868, age 39
Residence in 1870: Medina, Dane County, Wisconsin, age 40
Birth of Daughter: Grace Ambersine Gunning born 1880 in Wisconsin
1880 age 50, Residence: Prairie Creek, Union County, Oregon
Residence June 11 1900: Mondovi, Lincoln County, Washington, age 70
His wife Isabella Gunning, age 75: Residence 1910 Spokane County, Washington

Grace Ambersine Gunning
1880–Birth April 22, 1880, Wisconsin. Death, Unknown
Residence June 11, 1900, Mondovi, Lincoln County, Washington, age 20
Residence April 25, 1910, Spokane, Spokane County, Washington, age 30
Birth of Son Richard Gunning McElyea 1914–1977 in Spokane WA, age 33
Residence January 1920, Spokane WA, age 39
Residence April 24 1930, Glendale, Island County, Washington, age 50
Death of Husband Christopher Columbus McElyea 1878–1955 at age 75

These 12 beautiful photos were all found together in Columbus, Wisconsin and are an amazing original Civil War era and 1870's Gunning family collection. Rare and beautiful!

Size: 2.5 x 4 inches all.
Debra Clifford Ancestorville Genealogy       Note: The originals are sold, but you may still purchase large, detailed and intimate 300 dpi high resolution scans of front and back of each, 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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