George W. Stanley

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Collection Webster Stanley
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Description Gelatin print on cabinet card stock of George W. Stanley.
Year Range from 1905
Year range to 1910
Medium Cardstock/Photographic Paper/Ink
Notes Gelatin print on cardstock, bust view of George W. Stanley in later life. He wears a suit and has a long gray moustache and goatee. George W. Stanley was the first white child born in Oshkosh, WI August 26, 1838 the youngest son of Webster and Sophia Stanley. His grandparents were Chester P. and Betsey Shipley Gallup, who arrived shortly later in 1836. He enlisted in Company D, 47th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry in Mukwa on February 2, 1865 and mustered out on September 4, 1865. He may have had prior service in Company B, 14th Wisconsin Infantry, but his name does not appear on the rolls. In 1869 he married Mrs. M. J. Miles. They had two children, both died in infancy. His step-daughter was Mrs. William J. Pardee (donor of the collection). In 1889 he moved to Antigo and operated a grocery store there with Mr. Pardee. He was a member of the Grand Army of the Republic in Antigo. He died there March 20, 1911.
Object ID P2003.28.5
Object Name Cabinet Card
People Stanley, George W.
Place Antigo, WI
Print size 4.25" x 6.5"
Subjects Pioneers
Portrait photographs
Grand Army of the Republic
Title George W. Stanley
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