1860's Henry Graves CDV Photo (Hattie Graves) Illinois, Ohio, Indiana
On reverse: "Mr. Henry Graves, Mt. Vernon Ind." beautifully handwritten finely in old dip pen ink. Photo type: Victorian Carte de visite CDV Photograph. Photographer: Winder & Co's Gem Gallery, 160 Fifth Street between Race & Elm, Cincinnati, Ohio, Clermont County. Mount Vernon, Indiana is in Wabash or Posey County. (known to be John W. Winder and William Winder, also known as W.W. Winder. They were early Daguerreian artists working in Cincinatti, with John having worked steadily from 1855-1876, into the CDV photo era)
Found in Public Genealogy Records:
In 1850 census there is a Henry Graves with wife Harriet living in Hamilton County, Illinois. They live with Anson Graves and Areneth Graves. All the Graves are born in New Hampshire, Harriet is born Ohio. Henry and Harriet are also listed as living in McCleansboro.
Henry was a carpenter. The 1860 census has Henry & Harriett Graves living with Annie Graves (age 9) in Mt. Vernon, Posey Co. IN. and also in Black Turnpike in Posey County. The 1870 Census has Henry & Harriett in Normal, https://ancestorville.com/products/fred-edgar-iowa
Note: Mt. Vernon, IN is a river town on the Wabash River. Cincinnati is a river town on the Ohio. It is possible due to migration that relatives may have lived on both rivers. A beautiful old CDV image of a handsome man in his forties, and his wife Hattie's photo, with same handwriting on reverse. This is a Civil war era photo.
See the following photos on our site, found together and possibly related: Mary Edgar, Fred Edgar, Hattie Graves, Henry Graves.
Size: 2.5 by 4 inches
Note: The original is sold, but you may still purchase large, detailed and intimate 300 dpi high resolution scans of front and back, 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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