Category Archives: Photographs

PIECING TOGETHER THE PUZZLE OF THE NICHOLS-CARNEY PHOTOGRAPH COLLECTION PART VII

A trio of unidentified faces seek re-connection with their families. The final installment of photographs from the NICHOLS-CARNEY collection. TINYPE #1      2.5″x 3.5″, 1/6 plate  This young woman is smartly dressed for her portrait in a rustic setting. … Continue reading

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PIECING TOGETHER THE PUZZLE OF THE NICHOLS-CARNEY PHOTOGRAPH COLLECTION – PART V

Would the real Elizabeth Bell CARNEY please step forward. Please let me know if you think the two babies featured are the same child. A serene young mother lovingly holds her baby. Both mother and child have such an endearing … Continue reading

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OLD PHOTOGRAPHS SERENDIPITY & COUSIN CONNECTIONS – The First CHARLES KNERR NICHOLS

Piecing together the Puzzle of the Nichols-Carney Photograph Collection Six months ago I received a package that included 16 photographs plus assorted land documents for the ancestors and descendants of Charles Knerr Nichols (1865-1951) and his wife Elizabeth Bell Carney(1865-1955). … Continue reading

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OLD PHOTOGRAPHS SERENDIPITY & COUSIN CONNECTIONS

Old photographs with unnamed faces gaze at me asking to be identified and treasured. Labeled photographs ask for their story to be revealed and shared. I’m fortunate that several of my ancestors saved and passed on so many pictures. However, … Continue reading

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