1880s Josephine Carey's Daughter Photo, Cedar Rapids, Linn County Iowa
On reverse: "Jose Carey's Daughter" is handwritten in old pen ink. There are some stray ink marks as well in red and blue, they do not affect her image. Photo type: Original vintage Victorian CDV Carte de Visite Photo. Photographer: Cottage Gallery, 71 South Second Street. Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa. (owned by by photographer Edward Lawrence Swem, Edward L. Swem, Edward Swem)
Found in Public Genealogy Records:
We found evidence of Josephine Carey in this area. Jose or Josie is a nickname for Josephine. Interestingly, this CDV photo was found in Palmer, Massachusetts. The only Iowa Josephine we found, her father was born in Massachusetts. We do not know if there is a connection, and much more Iowa Cary / Carey family research is needed.
Josephine Cary in the 1880 United States Federal Census
Birth Year: abt 1857
Birthplace: New York
Home in 1880: Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa
Relation to Head of House: Wife
Spouse's Name: Myron Cary
Father's Birthplace: Massachusetts
Mother's Birthplace: New York
Occupation: Keeping House
Household Members: Name, Age
Myron Cary 28 (Myron Carey)
Josephine Cary 23 (Josephine Carey)
Sinah Cary 23 (sister, Sinah Carey or Sina Carey)
Josephine Chaflin Cary and Myron Carey (or Cary) had a son Angus Sinclair Carey (or Cary). We see no evidence of a daughter in census records, although many times children who were born and died between census years, such as 1870-1880 or 1880-1890 do not show in any records. The small girl in this photo is about 4 years of age. Any help or correction appreciated, email Debra here.
A beautiful image of a beautiful young girl with a doll. The photo is light in tone, and has been enhanced here and in scans, to help seeing this Carey child more clearly. It was found in Berkshire County, Massachusetts.
Size: 2.5 x 4 inches.
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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