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Quarter-plate Daguerreotype of Rev. David Young of East Pittston, Maine

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2654M
Lot:
673
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$123$100

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Auction:
Discovery - 2654M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 23, 2013 10:00AM

Description:

Quarter-plate Daguerreotype of Rev. David Young of East Pittston, Maine, the sitter identified in inscriptions on a paper accompanying the image, the gentleman portrayed seated with his spectacles resting on his head, his finger holding a place in his book, in a pressed-paper/leather case, (light vertical scratches, mat scratches, scattered spiders and dust, case split).

Note: Reverend Young was born July 24, 1779, in Pittston, Maine. He married Sarah Colburn (b. 1782) on September 9, 1802. He was the minister of the Methodist Episcopal Church in Pittston for 40 years and died there on June 11, 1848, at the age of 69.
Estimate $300-500

She married on 9 Sep 1802 in Pittston, ME Rev. David Young, born 24 Jul 1779 in Pittston, ME; died 11 Jun 1848 in Pittston, ME, son of David

Sarah2 Colburn, born 8 May 1782 in Pittston, ME; died 17 May 1856 in Pittston, ME. She married on 9 Sep 1802 in Pittston, ME Rev. David Young, born 24 Jul 1779 in Pittston, ME; died 11 Jun 1848 in Pittston, ME, son of David Young and Eliza wife of David Young.
Vital records of Pittston, Maine, to the year 1892:
Minister of the Methodist Episcopal Church for 40 years.


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David Young, Maine, Pittston, Sarah Colburn, minister, Protestant Episcopal Church, East Pittston

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