1875 Maggie Pixler Brownmiller CDV Photo by Late Huffman, Postville IA
Brownmiller & Pixler Genealogy: 1875 Maggie Pixler CDV Photo by Late Huffman, Vintage Victorian CDV Photo #557:
On reverse: "Maggie Pixler, 21 years old" is finely handwritten in old period pencil script. Photo type: CDV or Carte de Visite Photograph. Photographer: Late Huffman, Lawler Street, Postville, Iowa, Allamakee County. (known to be very well known Iowa and western territories photographer Laton Alton Huffman 1854-1931) The photo was found in Sand Lake, Michigan, Kent and Iosco County. An original antique photo, when sold, no more
Found in Public Records:
Mary Margaret "Maggie" Pixler: Born in Clayton, Iowa, USA in 1854. She passed away in 1925.
James M Pixler 1822-1906
Elizabeth Jane Fry (died in 1870)
Spouse: John Wesley Brownmiller (JW Brownmiller) 1847-1900
Clara Cora Brownmiller
James Arthur Brownmiller
Ray Edward Brownmiller
Daughter: Clara C Brownmiller in the Iowa, Marriage Records, 1880-1937
Birth Year: abt 1876
Marriage Date: 31 Dec 1894
Marriage Place: Cherokee, Iowa, USA
Father: JW Brownmiller
Mother: Maggie Pixler
Spouse: Charles Schemdt (Clara C. Schemdt, Clara Schemdt)
From: The History of Cherokee County Iowa: Volume II, 1914 by Thomas McCulla: John Wesley - 1914: BROWNMILLER, PENTZER, STEWART, KELLY, PIXLER, FRY, LARKIN, HORROCKS, SMITH:
"It was on the 15th of October, 1879, that Mr. Brownmiller was united in marriage to Miss Mary Margaret Pixler, a daughter of James M. and Eliza (Fry) Pixler, of Clayton county, Iowa, the former of whom was born in Fayette county, Pennsylvania, January 25, 1822. He came to Iowa in 1850, reaching McGregor on the 23d of April. From there he moved to Farmersburg, where he remained for three years, when he came to Grand Meadow township, Cherokee county, settling on section 23 on a farm of one hundred and sixty acres, which he had previously purchased. He now owns two hundred acres of land which he has brought to a high state of cultivation." This link shows an older picture of Maggie and her husband.
John Wesley Brownmiller
His Father: Jeremiah Brounmiller (Brownmiller)
Mother: Catherine C. Pentzer born 1823 in PA.
They were the parents of the following 7 children:
1. Elizabeth Brownmiller, born 1844, Delaware, Delaware County, Ohio
2. John Wesley Brownmiller, born 1847 OH
3. Mary Eva Brownmiller, born 1848 OH
4. Charles Sweitzer Brownmiller, born 1850, Delaware County Ohio
5. Jennie Brownmiller born 1854 in OH
6. James Benjamin Brownmiller born 1858, Clayton County Iowa
7. Jeremiah Brownmiller, Jr., born Jan 1860, Clayton County Iowa
This family photo is trimmed on edges, usually to fit into tight paper photo albums, as most were. Does not affect her actual image in any way. A wonderful old Pixler & Brownmiller family piece, by famous photographer Late Huffman. Maggie's married name Brownmiller is also seen as Braunmiller and Brounmiller in related census records.
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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