Archives Photograph Collection

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title:

Home of Dr. Marquis Lafayette Bosley

image number:

P0031353

description:

Written on back of photo: "Original Dr. Marquis L. Bosley house and adjacent office, 1860-1885 in Hardinsburg, Indiana. After his death later in that year, the house and office burned along with five other buildings. The white haired lady, center porch, is Greatgrand mother, Nellie Yates Pittman, standing beside her daughter, Amanda Ellen Bosley, wife of the doctor. She had been a friend and neighbor of the Lincolns in her youth in Springfield, Illinois."

date taken:

Circa 1880 ?

personal name:

Pittman, Amanda Ellen

personal name:

Bosley, Marquie Lafayette, Mrs.

personal name:

Pittman, Nellie Yates

location of individuals:

Nellie Yates Pittman (elderly woman at center), Amanda Ellen Pittman Bosley (woman in dark dress to right of Nellie Pittman).

topic:

Exterior

city:

Hardinsburg

state:

Indiana

series:

Buildings & Grounds

subseries:

Hardinsburg, Indiana