1880 Selah Holbrook: Laura Fox Cabinet Photo, Readsboro, Bennington VT
Antique Vintage Lost Family Photo Vintage Victorian 19th c. 1880's Cabinet Card Photo of daughter of Selah Holbrook #240:
-Original Cabinet Card Photo by 19th c. Photographer Frank Crosier
-A one of kind antique photo, when sold, no more
-Holbrook Pierce Bishop Whitney Sprague Corkins Family Genealogy
-1880's Original 19th century Victorian cabinet Card Photo
-Private Methuselah Selah Holbrook
On reverse: "Selah H. Holbrook" is handwritten in old blue fountain pen ink. Photo type: Cabinet Card photograph. Photographer: Photographer: F. Crosier, Readsboro, Vermont, Bennington County. (known to be Frank Crosier) Note: There is also a rubber stamp on back for the Columbia Portrait Co., Chicago Illinois, did she move there later as an adult? There is a corner chip off photograph, See photo for condition. Does not affect her beautiful image. Found in Hampshire County MA.
Found in Public Records:
Private Methuselah H. Holbrook was born in 1846 in Whitingham, Vermont, his father, Peter Holbrook, was 38 and his mother, Sarah Ann Carley was 35. He had four brothers and seven sisters. He died in 1923 at the age of 77.
Vermont, Vital Records, 1720-1908
Name: Laura E. Holbrook.
Birth Date: 1 Jun 1880, Whitingham, Vermont.
Father: Selah H Holbrook. (Methuselah Holbrook)
Mother: Sarah Whitney Bishop
Peter Holbrook (died 1890)
Sarah Carley Holbrook (died 1889)
Selah's sister Abigail S. Holbrook was born on August 18, 1847, in Massachusetts when Selah H. was 1 year old. His sister Sophia Holbrook was born on March 9, 1849, when Selah H. was 3 years old. Selah's brother Henry Holbrook was born in 1850 in Whitingham, Vermont when Selah H. was 4 years old. Selah's sister Sarah Evelyn Holbrook was born in 1852 when Selah H. was 6 years old. She died 2 years later. His brother Frederick E. "Fred" Holbrook was born in 1856 in Whitingham, Vermont when Selah H. was 10 years old. Selah H.'s brother Rufus C. Holbrook died on April 13, 1862, when Selah H. was 16 years old. Selah H.'s brother Ethanan Winchester Holbrook died on July 21, 1863, when Selah H. was 17 years old. His brother Henry died on March 17, 1887, when Selah H. was 41 years old. His mother Sarah Ann passed away on April 5, 1889, in Jacksonville, Vermont, at the age of 77. His father Peter passed away on January 31, 1890, in Jacksonville, Vermont, at the age of 81. His sister Sophia Holbrook died on October 27, 1908, when Selah H. was 62 years old. His sister Joanna E. Holbrook died on September 17, 1914, when Selah H. was 68 years old. His sister Hannah Amanda Holbrook died on November 24, 1914, in Windham, Vermont when Selah H. was 68 years old. His sister Laura A. Holbrook died on February 29, 1916, in Rochester, Illinois when Selah H. was 70 years old. His brother Frederick E. Holbrook died on September 10, 1916, in Vermont when Selah H. was 70 years old. His sister Gratia M. Holbrook (Gratia Corkins, wife of Elisa Corkins) died on April 13, 1922, in Greenfield, Massachusetts when Selah H. was 76 years old. Selah H. Holbrook died in 1923 when he was 77 years old.
Marriages: Sarah Isabelle Sprague (1850-1876): 1st Wife of S. Holbrook - died at 26 years from Dropsy. Daughter of Jonathan Sprague & Sally Tyler Sprague. Isabelle Sprague married Selah Holbrook, son of Peter & Sarah Holbrook, on 17 Mar 1872 in Readsboro, Vermont.
Selah's second wife was Martha F. Pierce Holbrook (1846-1939). She was the daughter of Putnam H. Pierce (Putnam Pierce) and Martha Ann Brown Pierce.
Military: Selah Holbrook fought in the Union in the Civil War for Vermont in the 2nd Regiment, Vermont Infantry Co. A as a private. He received a pension. He also fought for the 6th Regiment, Vermont Infantry, Company K.
Laura E Holbrook Fox (1880-1947) (This photo!)
Alberto Selah Holbrook (1890 -1941)
Sarah E Holbrook (died 1854)
Laura Holbrook Olcott (1835-1916)
Hannah A. Holbrook Goodnow (1840-1914)
Himself: Selah H. Holbrook (1843-1923)
Gratia Holbrook Corkins (1845-1922)
Abigail S. Holbrook Morse (1847-1932)
Sophia Holbrook Coombs (1849-1908)
Henry Holbrook (1851-1887)
Fred E. Holbrook (1856-1916)
Laura E. Holbrook Fox, born Jun. 1, 1880, Whitingham, Windham County, Vermont. Death: Mar. 28, 1947, Whitingham
1880 Jun 15, Whitingham, Windham, VT
Holbrook, Selah H. head 36 born MA farmer, not listed as disabled.
-Sarah H. Bishop wife (#2) 34 born MA
-Infant dtr 1m b Jun 1 b VT
-daughter Laura Holbrook 1880-1947, married Charles Fox (1867-1932)
Laura, Daughter of Selah & Sarah (Whitney) Bishop Holbrook
Wife of Charles M. Fox.
Children: Bertha Ellen Fox Page (1903-1976), Albert Selah Fox (1910-1977)
Sibling: Alberto Selah Holbrook (1890 - 1941)
Burial: Jacksonville Cemetery, Windham County, Vermont
Note: We are confused as to wives Martha Pierce Holbrook and Sarah H. Whitney Bishop in records. We are not sure if Selah had 3 wives or 2, do you know? A beautiful early Vermont piece and a wonderful portrait of Laura Fox Holbrook.
Size: 4.5 x 6 inches
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