Sunday, September 3, 2017

Thomas Pugh Garrett




Photographer:
T. P. Garrett
Bloomington Ills.

Thomas Pugh Garrett
(10 Jul 1846 - 21 May 1933)
T. P. Garrett spent most of his photographic career in Bloomington, IL.

Timeline
1846
Born in Mill Creek, Delaware
1864
(Newspaper obit) Enlists in Pennsylvania Regiment for Civil War, learns photography
1866
(Newspaper obit) Moves to Ottawa, KS for about 6 months
1867-1872
(Newspaper obit) in photography business in Leavenworth, KS, for about five years
1872
Moves to Philadelphia, PA, briefly
1879
(1880 US Census) living in Bloomington, IL, to partner with A. H. Bell and a man named Mayes.

1880-1892
apparently ran ads almost daily in Bloomington Pantograph
1892-1913
(Bloomington, IL city directory, US Census) as photographer various addresses in Bloomington, IL
1915 March
(Newspaper item) Moves to Medalia, MN, to live with daughter and her husband
1922
(Newspaper Item) Moving to Minnesota to live with daughters
1932
(Newspaper Item) Back to Bloomington. IL, for a visit.
1933
(Newspaper item) Dies in Minnesota and is buried in Bloomington, IL

The Cabinet Card at left must have been done sometime between 1880 and 1913.

Bloomington Pantograph
25 Jan 1882

In the Bloomington Pantograph 09 Oct 1932 During his visit from Minnesota.


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