Friday, May 10, 2019

Charles F Priest



Photographer: Abell & Priest
Bancroft Building
723 Market Street
S F Cal
also see Franklin George Abell

Charles Franklin Priest
(1852 - 1916)


1852 Jun 06
Massachusetts, Ancestry Records, Charles Franklin Priest born to James Priest and Elvira Ray Smith
1860 Aug 03
Amador, CA, US census, C F Priest at 8 living with parents
1870 Jul 19
San Francisco, CA, US census, Charles Priest as apprentice to hatter
1873 - 1874
San Francisco, CA, city directory Charles Priest as carpenter for step-father William H Smith; res 730 Folsom
1875 - 1878
San Francisco, CA, city directory, Charles Priest as carpenter for stepfather William H. Smith; res 1033 Howard, San Francisco, CA
1880 Jun 05
San Francisco, CA, US census says working as carpenter, city directory same year, says working as machinist; res 18 ½ Rausch

1881
San Francisco, CA, city directory, Charles Priest as brush maker for Figer Bros; res: 18 ½ Rausch
1882 - 1883
San Francisco, CA, city directory, Charles Priest as brush maker for Figer Bros; res 323 Minna
1885 Jul 03
San Francisco, CA, state records, Charles Priest is married to Frances C Lauder
1887
San Francisco, CA, city directory, Charles Priest as carpenter again; res 427 9th
1889 - 1891
San Francisco, CA, city directory, Charles Priest as photographer with Franklin George Abell at 723 Market, top floor
1896
San Francisco, CA, city directory, Charles Priest as photographer at 723 Market, Abell is not mentioned; res 2136 Howard
1897 - 1900
San Francisco, CA, city directory, Charles Priest as photographer at 2518 Mission
1901 - 1903
San Francisco, CA, city directory, Charles Priest as photographer at 2532 Mission; res 131 Buena Vista

1904 - 1909
San Francisco, CA, city directory, Charles Priest as photographer at 2532 Mission; res 171 Buena Vista
1910 Apr 23
San Francisco, CA, US census, city directory, Charles F Priest as photographer at 2532 Mission ; res 171 Buena Vista;
1911 - 1915
San Francisco, CA, city directory, Charles Priest as photographer at 2532 Mission; res 171 Buena Vista
1916 Mar 05
San Francisco, CA, state records, Charles Franklin Priest dies at age 63

This cabinet card must have been finished in that short time between 1889 and 1891 when Abell and Priest worked together in San Francisco, CA.


San Francisco (CA) Call - 17 Aug 1890

Ran many times during 1890

San Francisco (CA) Call - 13 Jul 1908

Ran many times during 1908
Oakland (CA) Tribune - 05 Oct 1905


photographer: Priest
2518 Mission, San Francisco, CA
Finished between 1897 and 1900.
very poor scan from auction site

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