Saturday, September 9, 2017

Harry H Yingling

Photographer: H. H. Yingling
McKinney Block
Latrobe, PA

Sometime around 1890 Harry H. Yingling began his career in photography in Latrobe, PA. By June of 1900, he has moved to West Virginia and no records have been found showing that he ever returned to Pennsylvania.

Harry H Yingling
(25 Nov 1865 - 21 May 1926)

born in Pennsylvania
1870 Jul 15
(age 8) living in Latrobe, PA
1891 Nov 04 to 1892 June 20
news items about Yingling from Latrobe, PA, in Blairsville, PA, scouting and eventually opening a branch photography studio
marries Ida E McAyeal
1894 Feb 12
daughter Jessie born in Latrobe, PA

Indiana (WV)Progress - 04 Nov 1891

1900 Jun 4
US census as photographer in Wellsburg WV
Wheeling, WV, city directory as photographer at 95 seventh st
Wheeling, WV, city directory as photographer at 95 seventh st
Wellsburg WV, US census as wallpaper merchant in Wellsburg, WV
Wellsburg WV, US census as (entry is almost illegible but it could be Commercial Photographer at Glass Factory)
1925 May 12
death at 59 in Brooke, WV

This cabinet card must have been finished in that period from 1885 to about 1895

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