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Sherwood Hawley Family of Connecticut

Album #1 HAWLEY-SHERWOOD

Civil War Era Photo Album Hawley Sherwood Families of Connecticut - CDVs & tintypes
Surnames include Hawley, Sherwood, Hall, Van Gasbeck, Haywood, Schneider, Beers, Richards, Johnstone

  • HS-1. Mrs. Anson Hawley (Francis Sherwood) sister to Polly
  • HS-2. Polly Sherwood’s youngest son Uncle Henry father + mother of Claudia
  • HS-3. Aunt Lizzie
  • HS-4. Claudius Hall – cousin [---?]
  • HS-5. Claudius Hall
  • HS-6. Claudius
  • HS-7. Cousin Lizzie
  • HS-8. Lizzie, Claudius’ sister
  • HS-9. Aunt Gertrude
  • HS-10. Uncle Henry Hall
  • HS-11. Uncle Abel (Sherwood) Hall
  • HS-12. Aunt Lizzie Hall nee Haywood
  • HS-13. Aunt Gertrude hall + baby Gertrude
  • HS-14. Gertie Hall
  • HS-15. Hawley
  • HS-16. x
  • HS-17. x
  • HS-18. x
  • HS-19. x
  • HS-20. x
  • HS-21. x
  • HS-22. Walter Sherwood – Polly’s nephew. Uncle David’s son, died in Libby Prison, Civil War
  • HS-23. Wheeler Hawley – Anson Hawley’s son
  • HS-24. Uncle Charlie Hall
  • HS-25. Charles Hall – Polly’s son
  • HS-26. Louie – Uncle Charlie’s girl
  • HS-27. Gertie
  • HS-28. Sofia Hall
  • HS-29. x
  • HS-30. x
  • HS-31. x
  • HS-32. Wheeler Hall
  • HS-33. Hawley
  • HS-34. (Van Gansbeck [?]) – Charles Johnston - brother
  • HS-35. x
  • HS-36. friend? Beers
  • HS-37. Wheeler Hall
  • HS-38. x
  • HS-39. Dr. Richards
  • HS-40. x
  • HS-41. x
  • HS-42. baby
  • HS-43. Claudius Hall
  • HS-44. Empty
  • HS-45. Uncle Sherwood (Polly’s oldest son)

Purchase Your Ancestor Photo in 3 Easy Steps

Step 1: Write down the Album #. Example: #55
Step 2: Write down the Name & Number of each photo you are interested in. Example: MA-2, MA-15
Step 3: Place your order for individual quality photographic reproductions

Sample Thumbnails from Photo Album

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26.jpg 27.jpg 3.jpg 30.jpg
31.jpg 33.jpg 33hawley.jpg 34.jpg
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View small images of each Hawley Family photo

Purchase Your Ancestor Photo in 3 Easy Steps

Step 1: Write down the Album #. Example: #55
Step 2: Write down the Name & Number of each photo you are interested in. Example: MA-2, MA-15
Step 3: Place your order for individual quality photographic reproductions


Types of Early Photographs

The type of photograph in an album helps to date the album

Daguerreotypes (ca 1839)

Photography in USA began circa 1839 but not many are found before 1854.

Ambrotypes (circa 1854)

The ambrotype was a glass negative backed with black material so it appeared as a positive image

Tintypes (ca 1855)

The Ferrotype process (tintypes) was introduced in the United States in 1855. It substituted an iron plate for glass and is one of a kind. No copies could be made from a tintype.

Carte de Visite or CDVs (ca 1859)

CDV stands for carte de visite. CDVs replaced ambrotypes, producing a card 2.5 by 4" CDVs arrived in the United States around 1859, on the eve of the Civil War (1861-1865). On June 30, 1864 a tax on photographs, ambrotypes, daguerreotypes and other "sun-pictures" went into effect. Tax Revenue Stamps had to be placed on the backs of photographs from that date (1864) until August 1, 1866. This helps date CDVs taken in this time period.

Cabinet Cards (circa 1870)

CDV’s were replaced in the 1870s by Cabinet Cards which were on a larger 4 by 6" card.
I am pleased to now offer individual photographic reproductions for sale! You can purchase a photographic reproduction of any family photo from my albums. I have rescued over 2500 one-of-a-kind identified family photos taken 1850 to 1900.


Lost Faces Introduction

List of Photo Albums & Family Surnames
Includes index to photos in each album

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Thumbnail Photos from Lost Faces Albums

 

 


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