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1890 Vesta Wardner Beckwith Cabinet Photo, Hector, Schuyler County NY


On reverse: "Vesta Wardner" is handwritten in pencil. Photo Type: Original Victorian Cabinet Card Photograph, circa 1880s. Photographer: Payne, Successor to Grum, Watkins Glen, New York, Schuyler County. (known to be photographer Clifton Payne, C.A. Payne or Clifton A. Payne)

Found in Public Genealogy Records: 

Vesta Wardner 1875–1955 born and died in New York.
Father: William Herschell Wardner 1847–1925
Mother: Phebe A Lamoreaux Wardner 1847–1930 Parents
Her father: Lemuel Lamoreaux 1807–1891
Her mother: Millicent German Lamoreaux 1811–1881
Her mother's Siblings:
George V Lamoreaux 1835–1916
Hannah Lamoreaux 1837–1930
Daniel H Lamoreaux 1839–1910
Gilbert B Lamoreaux 1841–1924
Stephen G Lamoreaux 1843–1864
William Lamoreaux 1851–1935
Vesta's 2. Siblings:
1. Vera Wardner Vanvleet 1882–1922 married Bert Snyder Vanvleet 1882–1968 and had 2 children: Sidney W VanVleet 1910–1980 and Victor V Vanvleet 1916–1975
2. Julia Wardner Case 1886–1967 married Elmer T Case 1879–1933

Her husband: Emmett Beckwith 1874-1932
(Occupation: Fireman & Postman)
His Father: Washington Lafayette Beckwith 1833–1902
His mother: Mary Cornelia Walker 1833–1913
His 1st wife: Minnie Miller 1880-1914 married 1899
His 2nd wife: Vesta Wardner 1875–1955 married 1922 age 47
His Siblings:
Wallace V. Beckwith born 1857
Ada B Beckwith born 1860
Lovine L Beckwith born 1863
Edward Beckwith born 1866
Adelle Beckwith born 1867
Russell Beckwith born 1869
Dorothy Beckwith 1870–1933 (Theadosia Beckwith)
Riley Beckwith born 1872
Dewey W Beckwith born 1874
Martha Beckwith born 1876
Cora C. Beckwith born 1876

Emmett Beckwith in New York Marriages 1847-1849, 1907-1936
Age: 48
Birth Date: abt 1874
Marriage Date: 6 Aug 1922
Marriage Place: Schuyler, New York
Father: La Faette Beckwith (LaFayette Beckwith)
Mother: Mary Walker Beckwith
Spouse: Vesta Warner Beckwith (2nd wife)

Emmet Beckwith in NY Spanish-American War Records, 1898-1902
Name: Emmet Beckwith
Birth Date: abt 1873
Birth Place: Odessa, New York
Enlistment Date: 4 May 1898
Enlistment Place: Fort Porter, New York
Enlistment Age: 25
Military Branch or Type: Army
Company: D
Regiment: 6th Calvary USA
Military Rank: Private

Emmett Beckwith in the US Civil War Pension Index 1861-1934
Name: Emmett Beckwith
Place Filed: New York, USA
Relation to Head: Soldier
Spouse: Vesta W Beckwith filed 1924 and 1932
(Note: was not born until after the Civil War, was a Spanish American War Veteran)

Emmett Beckwith in the 1910 United States Federal Census
Age in 1910: 37
Birth Year: abt 1873
Birthplace: New York
Home in 1910: Dix, Schuyler County, New York
Street: 124 Frist Street
Relation to Head of House: Head
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Minnie Miller Beckwith (1st wife)
Father's Birthplace: New York
Mother's Birthplace: New York
Occupation: Fireman
Industry: Pump Station
Years Married: 16
Household Age
Emmett Beckwith 37
Minnie Beckwith 30
Helen Beckwith 10
Dorathy Beckwith 7
Pauline Beckwith 5
Paul Beckwith 5
Susan Miller 55 (Mother in Law, Minnie's mother)
NOTE: Her first spouse was William Smith born 1840 and her children with him were Edith Smith 1870–1936 and Albert B Smith born 1875, half siblings to Minnie. She then married a Miller and her daughter was Minnie Miller Beckwith 1880–1914, whom she lived with in the 1910 census. We believe Susan died in 1911 and is buried in the Glenwood Cemetery, Watkins Glen, Schuyler County NY.

Vesta C. Wardner in the 1920 United States Federal Census
Age: 44
Birth Year: abt 1876
Birthplace: New York
Home in 1920: Hector, Schuyler County, New York
Street: Valois St.
Relation to Head of House: Daughter
Marital Status: Single
Father: William H Wardner (William Wardner)
Both Parents Birthplace: New York
Mother: Phoebe L Wardner (Phoebe Wardner)
Household Members: Name, Age
William H Wardner 72
Phoebe L Wardner 72
Vesta C Wardner 44
Delia T Wardner 67 (sister, Delia Wardner)
Nelson Egbert 74 (boarder)

At age 47, Vesta married Emmett Beckwith in 1922:
Vesta Wardner Beckwith in the New York, State Census 1925
Birth Date: abt 1876 in US
Age: 49
Residence Place: Hector, Schuyler
Relationship: Wife
Household Members: Name Age
Emmet Beckwith 51
Vesta W Beckwith 49

Vesta Beckwith in the 1930 United States Federal Census
Birth Year: abt 1876
Birthplace: New York
Marital Status: Married
Relation to Head of House: Wife
Home in 1930: Hector, Schuyler, New York
Street address: 29 Seneca Boulevard
Age at First Marriage: 47
Father's Birthplace: New York
Mother's Birthplace: New York
Household Members: Name, Age
Emmett Beckwith 56
Vesta Beckwith 54
Paul L Beckwith 24 (Paul Beckwith)
Delia Wardner 76

This is a beautiful photograph of a young Vesta with a very fancy and unusual Victorian 1890's hairdo. Vesta was also the name of a Roman Goddess! A beautiful portrait and a beautiful photo of young Vesta. It seems her husband Emmet Beckwith was a well loved member of the community. Found in Livingston County, New York. 

Size: 4.5 by 7 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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