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1860's Henry C. Beckwith CDV Photo, 4th NY, Hornellsville, Canisteo


#274 Civil War:

On reverse: "Compliments of Henry C. Beckwith, Canisteo, N.Y." is handwritten in old faded period dip pen ink. Canisteo is in Steuben County NY. Photo Type: Original Victorian CDV Carte de Visite Photograph. Date: circa 1860s Civil War era. Photographer: W.L. Sutton, Hornellsville, Steuben County, New York (known to be William L. Sutton, William Sutton)

Found in Public Genealogy Records:
Henry C. Beckwith 1846-1909
Father: Seth Smith Beckwith 1813-1905 (Seth Beckwith)
Mother: Rebeckah Stephens Beckwith 1812-1900 born Canisteo NY also seen as Rebecca Beckwith, Rebecca S. Beckwith. Her parents were Parents William Stephens 1777-1855 and Anna Ayers Stephens 1777-1847. She died in Little Blue, Washington County, Kansas.
Henry's siblings:
Mary A Beckwith Carroll 1842-1932
William M. Beckwith 1843-1843
Henry C Beckwith 1845-1909 (himself)
Anna Beckwith born 1848, disappears in records after 1865
James Stewart Beckwith 1851-1922 (known as Stewart Beckwith)
Anson S. Beckwith 1858-1935

Wife: Mary Augustina Bennett Beckwith (seen as both Mamie Beckwith and Augustina Beckwith in records) They married 1867
His Children:
Alonzo Bennett Beckwith born about 1875
Mary Beckwith 1877 (Mattie Beckwith) born 1878
Christina Beckwith born 1891

Henry C Beckwith in the New York, State Census, 1865
Relation to Head: Son
Birth Year: abt 1846
Age: 19
Residence: Canisteo, Steuben, New York, USA
Household Age
Seth S Beckwith 52
Rebecca Beckwith 52
Anna Beckwith 17
Henry C Beckwith 19
James S Beckwith 15
Anson S Beckwith 8

Harry C. Beckwith in the 1880 United States Federal Census
Age: 34
Birth Date: Abt 1846
Birthplace: New York
Home in 1880: Blue Rapids, Marshall County, Kansas
Street: 390 RR Railroad
Relation to Head of House: Self (Head)
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Augustine Beckwith
Father's Birthplace: New York
Mother's Birthplace: New York
Occupation: R.R. Agent (Railroad Agent)
Household Age Birthplace
Harry C. Beckwith 34
Augustine Beckwith 26
Alonzo B. Beckwith 5
Marry Beckwith 2

Publication Title: Mount Vernon, New York, City Directory, 1899
Henry C Beckwith in the U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995
Residence Year: 1899
Street address: 432 L 3d
Residence Place: Mount Vernon, New York
Occupation: Police Sergeant

US Civil War Pension Index: General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934
Name Henry C Beckwith
Place Filed New York
Relation to Head Soldier
Spouse Augustine Beckwith
Household Members
Henry C Beckwith
Augustine Beckwith

Henry C. Beckwith was born about 1846 in Canisteo NY. He enlisted in 1864 for the Union in the Civil War, and was mustered out in 1865 at age 18. He was a drummer boy for Co. G, 4th NY. In 1867, after the war, he married Mary Augustina Beckwith, who is also seen as Mamie Beckwith. His residence in 1870 census was Lincoln, Washington County, Kansas. Henry moved back to New York State to Westchester County New York. He worked for the railroad, and was a Police Sergeant in Mount Vernon, NY as per census. This is a rare and beautifully clear Civil War portrait of Henry Beckwith, close up.

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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