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Album #1: Lydia Jones S. Hunn family album, 1869 - 1880

 Item — Box: 1

Scope and Contents

Cartes-de-visites, all labeled with family notes:

Samuel Jones and second wife Lydia Crosley Jones.

Lydia Jones Hunn (1818-1911), siblings, and children: Wood, Heberton, Brown, Sharpless, Van Buren, Brinton, Hunn, Jenkins

Loose in album, a MUSEUM cut silhouette of Joanna Townsend (married Jesse Sharpless)

Final photograph in album is tintype of "E. Hunn, Jr., in mourning for Lincoln"

Dates

  • 1869 - 1880

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

Collection is open for research.

Biographical / Historical

Townsend Sharpless (1793-1863) married Mary Brinton Jones (1795-1856). He was the son of Jesse Sharpless and Joanna Townsend Sharpless. She was the daughter of Samuel Jones and Lydia Crosley Jones. Their children included Lydia Jones Sharpless (1818-1911) who married Ezekiel Hunn (1810-1903).

Physical Description

Thick brown rectangular photo album with two metal clasps. Front and back of album are textures with designs and faux studs, and spine of book has design with word "album" in center. Cover loose.

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