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1870's Nathan Dolbier Mayo & Abner W. Mayo 2 CDV Photos, Maine


1870's Nathan Mayo & Abner Mayo 2 CDV Photos Massachusetts & Maine #525:

-One of kind antique photo, when sold, no more
-2 Original 1870's CDV Photo by 2 19th c. photographers:
  Lawrence MA photographer Frank Russell
  Cyrus Paul of Skowhegan Maine
-Lawrence MA History, Freeman ME history
-Mayo Family Genealogy, both found in Concord, New Hampshire
-Civil War Veteran Abner Mayo

CDV #1: On reverse: "Nathan D. Mayo" is handwritten in old period ink at top. Photo type: CDV Carte de visite Photo. Photographer: Frank Russell Studio, 333 Essex St., Lawrence, Massachusetts. (photo has a crease and tear, lower right can be seen in scan) It is very sturdy in a rigid CDV sleeve and unnoticeable without close scrutiny. This is in Essex County MA.

CDV #2:  On reverse: "Mr. A.W. Mayo" is handwritten in old period pencil, as well as "Nov 10, 1879, Freeman, ME." Photo type: CDV Carte de visite Photo. Photographer: C.A. Paul, Skowhegan, Maine. This is in Somerset County. We believe this to be a photo of Civil War veteran Abner W. Mayo.

Found in Public Records:
Nathan D. Mayo: When Nathan Dolbier Mayo was born on May 5, 1853, in Crystal, Maine, his father, Jonathan Mayo, was 29 and his mother, Eunice Mayo, was 29. He married Addie F. Penney, age 17, on March 20, 1880, in Lawrence, Massachusetts.
Sadly, she died in 1886 at the age of 23:
Addie F Penney Mayo in Massachusetts Death Records, 1841-1915
Name: Addie F Penney Mayo (Addie Mayo)
Birth Date: abt 1863
Birth Place: Clifton, Maine, Penobscot County
Death Date: 8 Mar 1886
Death Place: Andover, Massachusetts, Essex County, USA
Age at Death: 23
Father: Abraham C. Penney (Abraham Penney)
Mother: Frances Campbell Penney (Frances Penney)

Nathan Mayo then married her sister, Leanna E. Penney (Leanna Penny) and they had one son together: Nathan Mayo died on January 3, 1923, in Wakefield, Massachusetts, at the age of 69, and was buried in Clifton, Maine. Note: Dolbier appears to be a French surname, either France or French Canadian based?
Abner W Mayo in the 1920 United States Federal Census
Age: 85
Birth Year: abt 1835
Birthplace: Maine
Home in 1920: Freeman, Franklin, Maine
Street: Salem Road
House Number: Farm
Relation to Head of House: Father
Marital Status: Widowed
Parent's Birthplace: Both Maine
Household Members: Name, Age
Henly E Mayo 51 (Henly Mayo, Henry Mayo also seen as Henerey Mayo, Henry E. Mayo)
Blanch L Mayo 45 (Blanch Mayo, Blanche Mayo)
Harry A Mayo 15 Harry Mayo, Harold Mayo)
Abner W Mayo 85 (Abner Mayo)

Abner Mayo's 3 Children
Juliette W. Mayo (died 1865)
Alma A. Mayo (died 1865)
Herbert C. Mayo (died 1879)
Spouse: Amelia Graffam Mayo (1833-1907)
Aner Mayo's Parents:
ISAIAH Mayo
SARAH Sally Whitney Mayo
Birth: Aug. 5, 1834
Death: Aug. 6, 1924
Burial: Starbird Corner Cemetery, Franklin County, Maine

Abner W Mayo in US Civil War Draft Registrations 1863-1865
Birth Year: abt 1835
Place of Birth: Maine
Age on 1 July 1863: 28
Marital Status: Married
Residence: Freeman, Maine

Notes on CA PAUL, photographer & BIO: This CDV was taken by a young photographer named Cyrus Almon Paul (1852-1911). CA Paul became a well known and loved homeopathic doctor later in his life in Solon, Maine. He was also instrumental in bringing electricity to the town. He was living in Skowhegan with his aunt and uncle, James Malbon & Hulda Malbon and listed as a "photo artist" by trade, at age 28 in 1880. He documented many local Maine scenes in his Stereoview Photography. He partnered with S.S. Vose, (Sebastian Streeter Vose 1838-1911) and formed a photography studio in Skowhegan called Vose & Paul, known for their CDV Photos, Cabinet Card Photos and Stereoviews. He left Solon for Chicago, Illinois to attend Hahnemann Medical College for homeopathic medicine in the 1880's, graduating in 1889. He returned to Solon in 1890 to practice as a medical doctor and surgeon. He married Nellie Inez Morin in 1891 in Maine. They had three children during their marriage. He died in 1911 in Solon at the age of 59. He was a much loved doctor and important town member there. C.A. Paul was a member of the Keystone Lodge no. 80 in Solon, Maine. (Note: His medical correspondence and records are in the Edward C. Atwater Collection of American Popular Medicine and Health Reform.)

A wonderful Maine Mayo family set, both were found together in Concord, NH.

Size 2.5 x 4 inches each
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 set of 2 family photos, not reprints. New high quality rigid sleeves are included for extra protection, especially during shipping. You may buy this set alone, or large intimate 300 dpi scans of the fronts and backs 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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