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1870's Josiah Childs CDV Photo, St. Louis MO, Steuben County NY & OH

Childs Genealogy: Antique Vintage Lost Family Photo: #129
Vintage Victorian 19th c. CDV Photo of Josiah Childs: JJ Childs

-Childs Family Genealogy
-Original CDV Photo by 19th c. St. Louis Photographer Charles Meier
-St. Paul Minnesota History
-A one of kind antique photo, when sold, no more
-Found in Ithaca, New York State

On reverse: "Great Uncle Josiah Childs" is handwritten in old pencil. Photo type: CDV Carte de visite Photo. Photographer: Chas. F. Meier, (Charles Meier) 1406 Carondelet Av., Opp Park Av. St. Louis, Missouri, Saint Louis County. 

Found in Public Records: 
We believe this photo to be Josiah J. Childs, born in NYS. He lived in St. Louis at the time this photo was taken. Josiah J Childs was born on February 3, 1833, in Steuben County, New York. His father, Nathaniel, was 44 and his mother, Elizabeth, was 38. He had two sons with Mary Coverdale Childs between 1865 and 1876. He died in 1903 at the age of 70.

1. Birth 3 Feb 1833, Steuben County, New York, USA
2. Death of Brother William Childs (1815–1835) 5 Nov 1835
3. Death of Father Nathaniel Phelps Child (1789–1842) 9 April 1842 Seneca County, Ohio
4. Residence 1850-54, Venice, Seneca, Ohio. Age: 17
5. Death of Brother Ichabod A Childs (1826–1864 Ichabod Childs) 1864, St Louis Missouri
6. Birth of Son John C Childs (1865–) Mar 1865 Missouri
7. Residence 1865 St Louis, Missouri, USA
8. Birth of Son Robert Earle Childs (1876–1946) 30 Sept 1876 Ohio
9. Death of Brother Nathaniel Emmes Childs (1814–1880) 1 Jun 1880 Republic, Seneca, OH
10. Residence 1880, Columbia, Hamilton, Ohio, USA Marital Status: Married
11. Death of Sister Margaret Childs (1824–1889) June 1889
12. Death of Mother Elizabeth Betsey Emmes (1794–1890) 25 Sep 1890 Seneca County, OH
13. Death of Sister Emiline B Childs (1822–1898)
24 Aug 1898 Warren, Trumbull County, Ohio, USA
25. Residence 1900 Rome Ward 3, Floyd, Georgia, USA Marital Status: Widowed; Relation to Head of House: Head. (living with his son Robert Childs)
26. Death 1903 age 70. Burial Cincinnati, Hamilton County, OH

His Son:
Robert Earle Childs, Birth: Sep. 30, 1876 in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio
Death: Jan. 19, 1946 Rome, Floyd County, Georgia
The son of the late J.J. Childs and Mary Coverdale Childs, born Septermber 30, 1876, in Cincinnati, he was educated in the Cincinnati Public Schools, and was a graduate of the University of Cincinnati and Cincinnati Business College. He came to Rome in 1898, and for 35 years was Secretary-Tresaurer of the Gas Company. He was a member of the Episcopal Church. In 1901, he was married to Miss Allein Logan Childs (1882 - 1953), who survives him in addition to one daughter, Mrs. G.S. Pritchett of Rome GA. (Mary Childs Pritchett (1906-1989) Burial: Myrtle Hill Cemetery, Rome, Floyd County, Georgia

JJ Childs in the U.S., Civil War Draft Registrations Records, 1863-1865
Name: J.J. Childs
Birth Year: abt 1833
Place of Birth: Ohio
Age on 1 July 1863: 30
Marital Status: Married
Residence: 2nd Sub District 5th Ward, Missouri
Congressional District: 1st, Class: 1

Josiah looks like a hardy pioneer type. The photographer has hand tinted his eyes with a faded blue color tint. Found in Ithaca, Tompkins County NY, close to Steuben County NY.

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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