Thursday, January 20, 2022
Invitation to 1895 Wedding of Harriet Earl Colwell and Edmund W. Gilchrist in Eastport, Maine
Invitation to the 1895 wedding of Harriet Earl Colwell and Edmund Gilchrist at the home of Harriet's parents at 4 Byram Street in Eastport, Maine.
Harriet Earl (Colwell) Gilchrist (1870-1956), daughter of Stewart Colwell (1838-1922) and Mary M. (Spencer) Crosby Colwell (1842-1921); Harriet operated a boarding house
Edmund W. Gilchrist (abt 1869-1954), son of David and Mary Gilchrist; Edmund was a painter
Harriet and Edmund had a son Edmund Stewart Gilchrist, a music teacher, who died at the age of 22. He was born 22 July 1896 in Eastport, Maine, and died there on 30 September 1918 of "Broncho Pneumonia", perhaps as a result of the Spanish Flu epidemic.
They had at least one other child, who was stillborn.
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