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Family Photo Index

Compiled by Betsy Alderman Lewis, 2012

Updated: Betsy Alderman Lewis, July 2018

 

A

 File: ALDRICH

Catherine

Charles

David Sands

Pliny

Pliny S.

Susie 

 

File: AMERICAN LEGION
(see BIRDSALL)

 

File: ANDERSON

E.B.

 

Ba-Bl

 

File: BAKER

Elizabeth Finley

Lizzie: See Birdsall

 

File: BAREHAM

Harriet

Jack

Jean

Jimmie

Joan

Mildred or Barbara

Nelson

Robert

Russell

 

File: BARNHART

Arthur & Lawrence?
Edith
Grandma
Note: 3 people in the picture

 

File: BASSETT

Anna Kingman
Charles Kingman

Florence Banks

George Barclay

Jean VanIngwagen

Robert Sturtevant

 

File: BEAL

Grace

 

File: BECKWITH

Col. George

 

File: BEEBE

G.D.

 

File: BEECHER

No other name given

Note: Brady photograph

 

File: BEMENT

Susan Townsend

William H.

 

File: BENNET

William H.

 

File: BERNHARDT

Memorial

 

File: BIRDSALL

Charlotte

Charlotte H.

Daisy

Helen

Hennessey House (structure)

House (structure)

Lottie Jenner?

Marie

May

May S.

Mrs.

Mrs. Charlotte
Mrs. Helen

 

File: BLACKMAN

Chas. A.

 

File: BLODGETT

Dr.

Dr. G.W.

G.W.

Henry C.

Marie H.

 

File: BLOOM

Sarah Riggs

 

File: BROKAW

See BAREHAM

 

File: BLY

Clark

 

Bm-Bz

 

File: BOSWELL

J. Frank, Jr.

Miriam Louise

 

File: BOWMAN

C.B. (Mrs.)

Charles (Mr. & Mrs.)

Charles B.

George

Will

 

File: BRADISH

Lucretia

 

File: BRADLEY

“Brudder”

Charles Clifton Jr.

Clifton

Grace

 

File: BRAMAN

Arthur

Flora

Marion?

No name given but says, “Father of Selner Braman, Harry Braman & Flora Braman Marion(?)”

 

File: BREWSTER

(see VanAlstyne)

 

File: BRIGGS

Grace Corning

(see Corning)

 

File: BRIGHAM

Elizabeth M.C. (Mrs. Charles Mosher)

 

File: BROKAW

See BAREHAM

 

File: BROUGHAM

Jane VanAlstyne (see VanAlstyne)

 

File: BROWN

Aunt Mary

Frank (See Bowman)

Jane

 

File: BRYANT

Jess (uncle)

 

File: BULMER

John

Mrs.

 

C

Cauville?

Dwight Colyson?

Brownell Cromell?

Burton Cromell?

Frank Cuatis?

 

File: CHAPMAN

Mrs. Chapman

Reunion picture, 1929 at George Chapman farm, Ontario, NY

Female (Chapman relative)
Euphrasia Smith Granger (see note)

 

File: CHASE

Lavinia

 

File: CLARK

Geo.

 

File: CLEMONS

Fred

Fred W.

 

File: COOK

Thomas

 

File: CORNING

Col. Charles Walker

Col. Joseph

Col. Joseph W.

“Corning Tribe”

Daisy

Edward

Grace

Grace J.

John

Merritt

Mrs. (Louisa Newton)

Mrs. John (Kittie J. Drake)

Olive

William

 

File: CRANDALL

Clara (Mrs. Fred Gates)

Clifford

Reunion picture, 1910-1911, Fairport, NY

Nellie (see Birdsall)

 

File: CULVER

Colinda

Culver

 

File: CUNNINGHAM

Florence Janet

 

File: CURTISS

Mrs.

 

File: CUYLER

George W.

 

D

 

Emma Millmee? Davis?

Evelyn & Jean
Downing, Jackson residence

 

File: DARLING

Kenneth W.

-        note

 

File: DAVIS

Barnett H.

 

File: DEANS

W.J.

 

File: DEBOTT

Clara

 

 

File: DRAKE

Clara

Clara K.

F. N?.

Frederick

Kittie J. (Mrs. John Corning) (see Corning)

Margaret L.

Mrs. Frank (Elizabeth Hopkins)

Nelson G.

 

File: DUNHAM
Theresa (See: DRAKE)

 

File: DURFEE

Anna (gravestone)

Chloe Drufee Underwood

Durfee burying ground

Gideon (gravestone)
Gideon burying ground

Henry R.

Isaac

Isaac (gravestone)

R.V.

Mary

Mary G.

Mrs. Henry R.

 

E

 

File: EATON

Anna W.

Anna Webster

Christina (see CORNING)

Dr. Horace

Horace

Lizzie

Lizzie Webster

Mary

Mrs. Eaton

Rev. Horace

 

File: EDDY

M. Allen

 

File: ELLIOTT

William

 

File: ELLIS

Amelia

J. Pratt

Mr. Ellis

Sawyer

 

 

File: ELTON

Catherine

George

George M.

Harriet Jarvis

Lulu May

 

File: ESTELLO

Fred (see BOWMAN)

 

File: EVERSON

Cal (in front of the Powers Hotel)

 

 

F

 

File: FARNHAM

Linis

Louis

 

File: FERGUSON

Ina Beal

 

File: FERRIS

Charles J. (Note: there are two other photographs tucked inside of this folder but there is no identification on them.)

File: FLOWER

Mrs. Henry

 

File: FOSTER

Mrs. Harlan

 

File: FOX

Grace

Nellie A.

 

File: FREAR

Jennie North

 

 

G

 

File: GALLOWAY

James

Picture of Galloway burial vault on Vault Rd.

 

File: GARDNER

Norton

 

File: GARLOCK

Harold

Mr.

Mrs.

O.J.

Olin

*Pictures of four of O.J. Garlock’s automobiles are in this file.

*Picture of O.J. Garlcok’s birthplace in Ontario Co., NY

*Picture of O.J. Garlock’s birthplace barn in Ontario County, NY with O.J. in the picture(?)

*Picture of O.J. Garlock’s farmhouse in Watertown, NY

*Postcard of O.J. Garlock’s house in Palmyra, NY

 

File: GATES

Mrs.Fred

 

File: GILBERT

Major

Mrs. Malissa

 

File: GOODIER

Family reunion picture

 

File: GOODRICH

Julia

 

File: GRAHAM

Harriet

Margaret

Mr.

Mrs.

Ruth

 

File: GRIFFITH

Mary Adams

Sgt.

 

 

H

 

File: HADSELL
Ira: (see VAN NESS)

 

File: HARMON

Herb

Melvin

 

File: HARRISON

Charles B.

Susan

Photos of Harrison house

 

File: HATHAWAY

Charles G.

 

File: HAWKINS

H.H.

 

File: HENDERSON

J.R.

Lillian Jones

 

File: HENNESSY/EY

Dorothy

Dr.

Dr. W.J.

Gladys  B.

Gladys Birdsall

House (structure, see BIRDSALL)

May (tintype)

 

File: HICKS

Albert R.

 

File: HILL

Evelyn

Mrs. Jessi L. (Virginia)

Vergil

Virgie

 

File: HIRSCH

Martha

 

File: HOLLIS/IN?

Rose Custer

Chanette

 

File: HOLMES

George

 

File: HOPKINS

Alfred C.

Elizabeth

Elizabeth Hopkins (Fenton)

Fanny Favor

 

File: HORNSBY

Mabel Hopkins

Picture of house

 

File: HOWE

Hattie

Hattie Hildreth

 

File: HUNT

Georgeanna Cuyler (Mrs. Frank Coates)

 

File: HUTCHINS

Frank and Angie – picture of property

Mosher Story

Party, mostly children

 

File: HUTTON

Lulu Jeffery

 

File: HUXLEY

Morrison “Dad”

 

 

I

 

File: INGRAHAM

Alice

 

File: ISAACS

Henrietta

William

 

 

J

 

File: JACKSON

Anna

Anna F.

Emma Jackson Sevens

Jacksons on Fayette St.

Jennie

Mrs.

Sarah Goodnough

 

File: JACKWAY

Anderson

 

File: JEFFREY

Jeffrey, Lulu M.

 

File: JENKINS

Rebecca

 

File: JENNER

Kate

Kate (Mrs. Irving F. Halliwell)

Mrs.

 

File: JOHNSON

David

Hattie (Mrs. Rumrill)

? (see BOWMAN)

 

File: JORDAN

Edgar

Mrs. Ed

 

 

K

 

File: KENT

“Bill”

 

File: KING

Patsy (Deci Lewis baby)

 

File: KNOWLES

Major Henry

 

 

L

 

File: LAKEY

Captain Ira

Carlton

Caroline Wilcox (Mrs. A. C. Hirsch)

Charlotte Forbes (Mrs. C.D. Morgan)

Frank

Franklin

Lakey Homestead

Lakey Memorial (cemetery memorial picture)

Mrs. Martha ((“wife of Carlton Lakey who wa one of Thomas Lakey Two daughters Addie (Mrs. Van der boget?) Mattie (Mrs. Stupplehan?)”)

Thomas

 

File: LEACH

“seven children of Jacob Leach + Hester Ann Goodier?”

“Home of Uncle Dell & Aunt Ellen Leach. Originally tenant house on farm.”

Adelbert

Charles

George

Joseph

Martha – “married Aaron Leach”

Mary

Mary E. (no picture of her but there is of the “original Leach homestead afterward used as a cheese house.”

Picture of same home with several people outside but they are not named. The picture says, “Old house in West Winfield where Grandma Tuttle was born Feb.16, 1845. Her name was Sarah Heywood Leach.”

House photograph (see small envelope in Tuttle file)

Picture of a stone house with the following notation, “School house on Metting House Green. This picture taken Aug. 1926 by Margaret Ziegler – returning from the family trip to ?clair.”

Picture of “The Old Leach Homestead butyl about 1845.”

“Residence of J.H. Leach – Palmyra, NY”

Sarah, “m. James P. Tuttle”

 

File: LEVI

Kendrick

Nat

 

File: LEVIS

Wm. E.

 

File: LILLIE

John

 

File: LOWE

Bob

Female (no identification but in with Lowe family photos)

Gertrude Marie

Gertrude Marie Scholl

John W. (a.k.a. John Lough)

Maria DuBois Scholl Hoste (Gertrude’s mother)

Orla W.

Orla Whitney

Robert O.

 

File: LYON

Rosa?

 

M

 

File: MACK

J.W.

 

File: MARDER

John W.

Nellie Sanford (on reverse of John W.)

 

File: McCORKLE

Mary Hortense

 

File: McGOWN

Col. George

Mrs. George (daughter of Dr. Durfee Chase)

 

File: McINTYRE

Edith

May (Brown-Bush)

Samuel B.

 

File: McPHERSON

Dr. Donald

 

File: MERTZ

Elizabeth

 

File: MILES

Note: Look under the frame for names and date in the Hish, Syd, Mary Hortense photo

Daisy Scoggin

Hish

Mary Hortense

Syd

Sydney, Jr.

Sydney Scoggin

 

File: MILLS

Clara Jarvis – M. Thomas Mills

H.E.

 

File: MIRICK

Emily Jarvis

 

File: MITCHELL

Clifford Scott

 

File: MOORE

Katharine Amelia

 

 

N

 

File: NICHOLS

Emma Brown

 

File: NORTH

C.H.

Charles H.

 

File: NOTTINGHAM

Thomas

 

 

O

 

 

 

P

 

File: PALMER

George

Ida Moore

John Dunham(?)

Pernice(?)

Sarah Rogers

 

File: PARKER

Charles (see BOWMAN)

John (see BOWMAN)

 

File: PEABODY

E.

 

File: PHILLIP

Mrs. Clarence

 

File: POGGINS (?)

Horace

 

File: POWERS

Leland

Leland T.

Mina

 

File: PRATT

John

 

File: PREHN (?)

Ed

 

File: PRITCHARD

Belle (Mrs. Chas. Purdy)

 

 

Q

 

File: QUAIFE

Lou

Lula

Mr. & Mrs. Thomas

 

 

R

 

File: REED

Wm. (see BOWMAN)

 

File: ROBINSON

Sophie

 

File: RUMRILL

House (see small envelope in Tuttle file)

Lillian (see small envelope in Tuttle file)

Lucy(see small envelope in Tuttle file)

Sadie(see small envelope in Tuttle file)

 

 

 

S

 

File: SAMPSON

Admiral (Birth Place postcard)

Admiral (Gun postcard)

Admiral (Where Admiral Sampson First Went to School postcard)

House pictures and negatives

Wm. (Brady photograph)

 

File: SANFORD

Charles

Fred

Ike (see BOWMAN)

James Clark

Jim

Nellie (Sanford Marder)

Samuel

Old Sanford Homestead, Little Hampton, Mass.

 

File: SAUER?

Martha Ellen

 

File: SAWYER

Charlotte Moore

Florence

Judge Nelson

S.S.

Samuel William

William H.

 

File: SCOFIELD

Carrie

Harry

John

Lilla Johnson

Lillian John

Lillian Johnson

 

File: SCOGGIN

Marthel

 

File: SEELEY

Abner

Cobs (?) A.

 

File: SEXTON

Lucy Sexton Giese and Hans Giese

Pliny

Pliny T.

Mr. Sexton’s Isle (Recluse Island, Lake George) (photograph)

 

File: SHIPMAN

John Orville

 

File: SILVER

Mrs. John Archer

 

File: SMITH

L.E.

Mary Paige

Sally Aplin

R.M.

Rowland

Rowland P. (dog tags)

Rowland Paige

Walter Paige

 

File: STAFFORD

John

 

File: SWIFT

General John (photograph of gravestone)

 

File: SWIMMING

1899?
3 ladies wading in water; long skirts, hats (see BIRDSALL)

 

 

T

 

File: TAPPENDEN

Edward (see COOK)

E.W.

William

 

File: TAYLOR

Karl

 

File: THURBER

Charles (see BOWMAN)

 

File: TURNER

(see VAN ALSTYNE)

 

File: TUTTLE

Advertising postcard for a base burner stove for sale by Leach  Tuttle Palmyra, N.Y.

Almira (Lindsay, Mrs. William Lindsay)

Female

G. A. (Mrs.) (Also see ZIEGLER)

G.A., Sr.

George Albert, Jr.

Grandmother

Harold Story

House photograph (in small envelope)

James P.

John R.

Laura

Leach & Tuttle (photographs of store front)

Mabel E.

Mary (Hamilton)

Newspaper accounts and genealogy information

O.E. (From – not clear if this is from O.E. Tuttle or of O.E. Tuttle, postcard)

Sadie (see DRAKE)

Sadie L.

Sadie Leach

Sarah H.

Sarah Heywood Leach (Mrs.James P. Tuttle)

 

 

U

 

File: UNDERWOOD

Chloe Durfee

Daniel

 

File: UNKNOWN

Men, women, children, miscellaneous photographers. Needs further research.

 

V

 

File: VAN ALSTYNE

Elizabeth Brewster Turner

Hannah Brewster

Henry Powell Turner, Jr.

Jane VanAlstyne Brougham

Peter

 

File: VANDERBOGET

C.L. (letter & envelope)

Carlton Lakey (graduation announcement)

Col. (newspaper clipping 0 3 pieces)

Col. Carlton L.

File: VAN NESS

James

 

W

 

File: WALKER

Annie Laurie (cremation certificate)

Annie Laurie McGregor (wife of Edwin)

Edwin

Edwin (signed photograph of Kim Novak and signed letter from her to “Mr. Walker.”

? (illegible)

House (2 photographs)

 

Fiile: WALTER

Carrie C.

Also written on photograph is Mrs. John D. Lane and also Carrie R Lakey which has been crossed out.

 

File: WALTON

Family (photograph of young boy)

Family (photograph of 2 children)

Lizzie (see BIRDSALL)

 

File: WARREN

Glen Lester

 

 

File: WEBSTER

Cora Davis

Rev. Mr.

Robert (see BIRDSALL)

 

File: WHITE

Clara Buckley

 

File: WILCOX

Aunt Julia (writing is pronounced)

Miss Lucy S. on same photograph, written lightly

 

File: WILLIAMS

Lilla

 

File: WILLIAMSON

(see DRAKE)
Cigar factory – Fayette St. Two group photos, different times based on poster in window for July 4th celebration, 1894. Bicycles in one picture.

John W.

Harry

Harry Nelson – this name is on the photograph but it is unclear if he is a Williamson.

Lilla Wilson “Niece of John Williamson…”

“Hucky”

Margaret

Maude
Maude (see DRAKE)

Maude & Harry

Maude & Sarah

Mrs. William (Margaret Young)

Sarah

Sarah R.

Will

William

William, Sr.

William “Bill”

Wm.

 

File: WIMPLE

Clara Drake (Clara K., Mrs. Calvin Wimple)
 

File: WILSON

Lilla (see Williamson & Williams) This is the same picture as seen in those files but the name is Williams.

 

File: WISEMAN

Paul 
Fred

 

File: WISNER/WISMER

Agatha Camp

Geo.

George
Jacob

 

X

 

File: None

 

Y

 

File: YEOMANS

Clara

Emilia (Mrs. Harry Chapman)

 

File: YOUNG

Augustus A. (obituary)

Genevieve

Jim (newspaper clipping)

Hiram O

Leortine? Leontine? Leontime?

Meba

Meda

Mrs. Sanford M.

Sanford

Sanford (newspaper clippings)

Sanford M. (newspaper article)

Unmarked (believed to be Sanford Young)

Winifred

 

 

Z

 

File: ZIEGLER

“The Ziegler House – Market Street” Note: includes house history

“In loving rememberance of Louis Ziegler” card

“War Incidents – Rleated by Jacob Ziegler First Sargent Co. C. 8th New York Cavalry 1861-1865” typed booklet.

Adam

Charles

Charles & Margaret

Charles J.

Jacob

Jim Blaine “C.J. Zieglers bull dog”

Lena

Lena Zipfel? (Mrs. Jacob Ziegler) Note: Includes short handwritten biography)

Louis

Louis C.

Louis Charles

Lovina

Lovina (Mrs. G. A. Tuttle)

Margaret T.

Mrs. Jacob.

Sargeant Jacob
Unmarked (believed to be Lovina)

Unmarked (believed to be Lena)

Ziegler home architectural detail photographs, in envelope.

Unmarked man

Unmarked group photograph

Wm.

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