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Title Nathaniel Ware, Jr.
Catalog Number P2015.41.1
Accession number 2015.41
Object Name Carte de visite
Description Albumen print mounted on carte de visite stock with double red border, MARKS: "Nathaniel Ware. Father of Winnefred Ware Forbush. Father Ware."
Date circa 1866
People Ware, Nathaniel, Jr.
Subjects Portrait photographs
Photographer Wilkins, George T.
Copyright Oshkosh Public Museum
Collection Ware Neff
Catalog date 2015-07-16
Cataloged by Cross, Scott
Medium Cardstock/Photographic Paper/Ink
Neg # 23357
Notes Bust view of a middle aged gentleman, Nathaniel Ware, just prior to his death in 1868. He is wearing a dark suit and vest and has a beard with no moustache. The image is identifed as Nathaniel Ware, 1828-1868.
Nathaniel Ware, Jr. was born in New York on May 5, 1827, the son of Nathaniel and Mary Ann Winslow Ware. He was the Fifth Nataniel Ware in successive generations. The family migrated west and were farming in Rosendale, Wi in 1850. He married a widow, Mary Elizabeth (Neff) Scott on 29 Mar 1859 in Oshkosh, Winnebago, Wisconsin. In 1860 he was a real estate dealer in Oshkosh, living with his wife Mary and three children: William Scott, born in New York about 1850; Clara Scott, born in Wisconsin about 1853; and Winnefred Ware, born in Wisconsin about 1859. Two other children were born, Lora and Nathaniel (VI). He is listed in the 1868 Oshkosh City Directory as living at 128 Algoma. Nathaniel died on February 20, 1868 and his wife Mary on May 7 that same year, leaving the children orphaned.
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