Saturday, September 2, 2017

Leonidas A Byarlay




Photographer: Byarlay & Shaff
Maryville, Mo.
Leonidas A. Byarlay
(26 Mar 1854 - 3 Sep 1934)

Amos George Shaff
(14 Aug 1857 - 25 Aug 1889)
Shaff included in timeline only for where it affects the life of Byarlay.

L. A. Byarlay has the distinction of being enumerated in the 1930 US census twice. On 9 Apr 1930 he is found at home with his wife Marie and son Ernest at 915 Fifth st where his occupation is noted as “butcher”. He is also found a few days later 30 Apr 1930, alone at his studio address 515 ½ S Edmund and noted as a “photographer”.

1854 Mar 26
Byarlay Born in Roseville, IL
1857 Aug 14
Shaff born in Baltimore, MI
1880
Maryville, MO, US census Byarlay as photographer
1880
Liberty, MO, US census Shaff as photographer on Franklin st
1881
Byarlay marriage to Helen E Crow (1855-1903) in Pottawattamie, IA
1884
Maryville, MO, Byarlay son Ernest (1884-) born
1885
Kansas City, MO, Amos Shaff is in Kansas City with Wilcox and Shaff
1885 Aug 11
Maryville, MO, Amos Shaff daughter Amy born
1889
St Joseph, MO, city directory lists Shaff as “Operator at L A Byarlay”
1889 Aug 25
Amos Shaff dies in Maryville, MO, age 32
1890
St Joseph city directory Byarlay listed as photographer at 717 Edmond
1891 Sep
Brown County (KS) World newspaper "Feud" with G W Hutchings
1896 - 1898
St Joseph, MO, city directory Byarlay as photographer at 1102 Frederick av; res same
1900
St Joseph, MO, US census Byarlay as photographer; res 2203 Faranon st,
1903 Jul 21
St Joseph, MO, Byarlay wife Helen dies
1904
Byarlay marriage to Marie Meschel (1872 - 1966)
1907
St Joseph, MO, city directory Byarlay as photographer at 121 ½ s Eighth
1908
St Joseph, MO, city directory Byarlay as photographer at 117 ½ s Eighth
1910
St Joseph, MO, city directory Byarlay as photographer at 116 s Eighth
1911
St Joseph, MO, city directory Byarlay as photographer at 114 ½ s Eighth
1920
St Joseph, MO, US census Byarlay as photographer residence at 813 Fifth
1919 Nov 01
St Joseph, MO, Observer Newspaper ad studio at 515 ½ Edmond
1921 Jan 22
St Joseph, MO, Observer newspaper ad at 515 Edmund
1926
St Joseph, MO, city directory Byarlay as photographer at 525 ½ Edmond; res: 915 n Fifth
1930
St Joseph, MO, US census Byarlay as butcher at res 915 Fifth
1930
St Joseph, MO, US census Byarlay as photographer at 515 ½ s Edmund
1932
St. Joseph, MO, city directory Byarlay as photographer at 515 ½ Edmund
1934
Byarlay dies in St. Joseph, MO, of a stroke; last residence as 915 n Fifth

It appears that this cabinet card could only have been done in that short span around 1885 when both Byarlay and Shaff were still in Maryville.


St. Joseph Observer 17 Dec 1883





photographer: L A Byarlay
717 Edmond St.
St. Joseph, Mo


reverse of the cabinet card at the left


photographer: Byarlay
Maryville, MO
example from Museum of Osteopathic med

photographer: Byarlay
(illegible; poor scan)
example from pinterest

photographer: Byarlay
Maruville, KS
example from auction site


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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