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William Beers

William Beers | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Quarter plate daguerreotype of William Beers, facing foward, wearing dark suit and tie, and chin whiskers.
DESCRIPTION
Quarter plate daguerreotype of William Beers, facing foward, wearing dark suit and tie, and chin whiskers.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:123664
Creation Date:
Creator Name:Unknown
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Collection Name:Cased image collection, circa 1839-circa 1899
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:cased images
Original Format Number:4195.370, Box 27
Original Dimensions:3.25 x 4.25 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Nonpareil mat, sandy finish. Case in two pieces. William Beers, born about 1820, Pittsford, NY, son of Edward Beers and Ann(?) Billinghurst of England. Married Agnes Sharp of Canada. They lived in Pittsford, Cuba, NY and Rochester. Father of Minnie Beers. Brother of John, Ellen, Ann, Thomas, Edward, and Henry all of Pittsford, NY. Father's 200 acre farm lay near Armstrong's Hill and is now intact, including the family burial ground where rest Edward Beers, Ellen Beers, her parents Thomas and Ellen Billinghurst and Thomas Beers, my grandfather. - Zona Gale Breese
SUBJECTS
Beards
Suits (Clothing)
Indoor photography
Men
Portrait photography

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