Thursday, September 7, 2017

Elon D Ormsby


Ormsby
1055 Broadway
Oakland, Cal.
Cabinet Card - Girl on bench

Elon D. Ormsby
( 1845 - 06 Mar 1895)

(Record sources: Oakland Tribune, tax roll, city directory, US Census and Obituary)
1845
Birth in Ypsilanti, MI
1966
as photographer in Ypsilanti, MI
1868
marriage to Melisa Carol in Sonoma, CA
1871
as photographer in San Joaquin, CA
1873 Sep 25
daughter Edith May born in Illinois
1875 - 1876
as photographer 309 Madison, Chicago, IL
1877
arrived in Oakland CA, from Stockton, CA, as photographer
1877 - 1890
as photographer studio at 1055 Broadway, Oakland, CA
06 Mar 1895
death at 1:30 AM

The information on the reverse of the card at the left shows that it must have done after winning the National Competition in 1882.

The cabinet card at the left was probably finished between 1882 and 1890


Oakland Tribune
18 Jan 1883

Oakland Tribune
03 May 1890


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