Friday, April 29, 2016
1920 [or 1970] Large Colorized or Color Photo: From Clara Dixon Blodgett's Camp, Joe's Pond, Danville, Vermont
10" by 6-3/4" colorized or color photograph taken from the camp of Clara Dixon Blodgett at Joe's Pond at Danville, Vermont. The photograph was taken in 1920 or 1970; see the date below.
If 1920, it may have been colorized.
From brief online research, hopefully correct: [corrections and additions requested]
Clara Columbia Dixon was born June 19, 1863 at Jericho, Vermont, the daughter of Ashton Clark Dixon and Columbia B. (Day) Dixon. Clara married Fred Elijah Brainerd, son of George and Martha L. (Hale) Brainerd at St. Johnsbury, Vermont, on September 27, 1883. Sadly, Fred, who was working with his father in the family grocery business, died of consumption in March of the next year.
On October 21, 1891, at St. Johnsbury, Vermont, Clara married Pearl Freeman Blodgett, son of Pearl Davis Blodgett and Laura Ann (Freeman) Blodgett. Pearl, who was born November 27, 1850 at Salem, Massachusetts, worked in insurance. He died in 1923 and Clara in 1943.
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