Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Samuel Lynn

Photographer: S. Lynn
Paris, Texas

Photographer: S. Lynn
Paris, Texas
(reverse of the portrait on the left)

Photographer: S. Lynn
Paris, Texas

Samuel Lynn
(1830 - 1903)

Sources; Lamar County Texas Genealogy; Biographies of Western Photographers: A Reference Guide to Photographers by Carl Mautz; Texas State Gazetteer; US census; city directories

1834 Dec
born in Ireland
arrives in US according to 1900 US census
1860 Jun 04
US census Brownsville, AR, as Daguerrian
LCTG in Marshal, TX
LCTG in Sulphur Springs, TX
LCGT in Paris, TX, and Lamar County

LCGT circa Paris, TX opens first studio in Paris, TX
TX Registry marriage to Margaret Amanda Long
Paris, TX, birth of daughter Bessie
Texas business directory, Paris, TX, as photographer
1880 Jun 05
US census Paris, TX, as photographer boarding at 128 Wall
TSG as photographer in Paris, TX
Paris, TX, marriage to Kathryn (maiden name unknown)
LCGT still listed at same address in Paris
1900 Jun 05
US census, Paris, TX as landlord capitalist; res 513 n Wall
1903 Dec 03
Samuel Lynn dies in Paris, TX

According to the account in Lamar County Genealogy, Samuel Lynn opened his first gallery about 1890 in Paris, TX.

He operated as photographer until 1900 when the US census says was then a “landlord and capitalist.”

So the cabinet cards here must have been finished during that decade.

photographer Lynn
Paris, TX
example from Find A Grave website

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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