Thursday, June 13, 2019

Thomas H Stout

Unionville, Missouri

It appears that Thomas H, Stout spent most of his career in photography in Unionville, Missouri. There was no city directory for Unionville and only one mention in an 1881 Missouri Gazetteer so the documents are sparce.

Thomas H Stout
(22 Jan 1850 - 01 Mar 1919)

born in Clark County, IL
as photographer (US Census)
in Union, Putnam, MO (marriage)
as photographer in Union, Putnam, MO
as photographer in Union, MO (Gazetteer)

NOT in Chicago, IL, city directory
Note: There is no Union, MO, or Chicago, IL, city directory for 1882 or 1883 available; Stout was probably still in Union, MO these years
Mar 12 in Chicago, IL (Birth of daughter)
NOT in Chicago, IL, city directory
as photographer in Unionville, MO (US Census)
as photographer in Union, Ward 2, MO (US Census)
dies in Unionville, Putnam, MO
Note: Union, MO, and Unionville, MO, are not the same city.

This cabinet card could have been made any time between about 1870 and 1919.

photographer: Stout
Unionville, MO
example from Rescued Photo

The cards at the right are from photographers named Stout. So far, no connection has been made
to Stout of Unionville, MO.

Indeed, there were several photographers named Stout in the cabinet card era.

photographer: Stout
307 Northampton Street, Easton, PA
example from auction site

photographer: Stout
307 Northampton Street, Easton, PA
example from auction site
(Note: Same props are used in the card at the left.)

photographer: Stout
Columbia City, IN

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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