Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Photo Number 2502

This is a photo from Craig’s Collection.
Elwy Craigs
The photo is paper thin…perhaps it was part of an advertisement..or was he in politics?
The name Elroy M Avery is on the front at the bottom.
Elwy Craigs
Thanks for stopping by.
We had another Avery photo Number 1888 Mrs. C H Avery

Update from MJM:
Elroy McKendree Avery Born July 14 1844 in Michigan and died Dec 1 1935 in Florida.
He was an author, historian,lecturer, scientist and educator. He was in the Civil War. He was married to Catherine Hitchcock Tilden. He was also the first Mayor of New Port Richey Florida. 

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  1. Elroy McKendree Avery 1844-1935

    Find a Grave memorial # 32034166

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    1. Elroy McKendree Avery Born July 14 1844 in Michigan and died Dec 1 1935 in Florida.
      He was an author, historian,lecturer, scientist and educator. He was in the Civil War. He was married to Catherine Hitchcock Tilden. He was also the first Mayor of New Port Richey Florida.
      I left a message for a relative on Find A Grave.

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    2. Well, since you mentioned he was an author and historian, I thought, what are the chances? Here's an example on Internet Archive of one of the books he (and his wife, apparently) wrote.

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    3. Apparently, the guy was quite prolific, if this list of publications attributed to him from Internet Archive is any indication.

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