Sunday, September 3, 2017

Henry George Fetter



Photographer: Fetter - Peru, IN
From the collection of rfinch on Ancestry.com.


From Portal To Texas History

Photographer: Fetter - Peru, IN
From the collection of rfinch on Ancestry.com.


From Portal To Texas History

Henry George Fetter
(1828 - 1914)

Sources US census, city directories, registration certificates, Miami County biographical sketches http://genealogytrails.com/ind/miami/bios.htm

Searches often turn up Harry Fetter and even Harvey G. Fetter of Peru, IN, but Henry Fetter is probably the correct choice.

1828 Nov 12
Indiana death certificate, born in Carlisle, PA
1844
bio sketch, moves to Danville, PA works as printer until 1848
1849 -1852
bio sketch, works as photographer in West Virginia, Ohio and Indiana
1853
bio sketch, settles in Peru, IN
1858
county registration marries Ellen Cole in Peru, IN
1860
US census as Ambrotypist in Peru, IN
1861 Mar 19
County registry and bio sketch, appointed postmaster of Peru, IN
1864
Miami county directory, as photographer and postmaster
1867
bio sketch, moves to Logansport, IN, and runs gallery for about 10 years
1870
US census as photographer in Logansport, IN

This cabinet card and tintype are not in the LOST GALLERY collection. The biography and timeline are added here for informational purposes only.

Not the one you were looking for? Here's the photographer's INDEX by name. Listed here are all the Cabinet Card photographers of the 19th century found in LOST GALLERY. This is a work in progress. For a look at the original postings go to LOST GALLERY.

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