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    Posted 6 years ago

    filmnet
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    Cabinet Card marked S Hawks i believe? No other info about these 2 prints
    They both were photographed in Bloomington Ills can anyone look around for these 2 . As show the older man is marked S Hawk and the younger guy is marked Dr Joe Hawks. We have no family outside New England? Help?

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    1. scottvez scottvez, 6 years ago
      Your first guy may be fraternal-- the shoulder insignia looks to have initials at the end, which is not something I have encountered in military rank (US).

      scott
    2. filmnet filmnet, 6 years ago
      Jason!!!!!!! Perfect this women was a cousin in our family, I have pictures and wills of their house and children from 1880s. Some letters and postcards, now i bet i should look for addresses on these cards. I did find a large letter one Preston was in charge of a church i Beverly and he wrote about getting a new organ for the church. The proble getting this into the church was tough my wife's G. Grandfather was a singer as a hobby, he knew Boston singer teachers and did sing in Boston and here in a minstrel show i posted the shot here. Now i will look for mere thanks, Steve
    3. filmnet filmnet, 6 years ago
      WOW This could be a movie!!!!!!!!!!!!! What a story Jason!!!
    4. filmnet filmnet, 6 years ago
      Ever time go through a box of Cabinet cards i pick some out, i remembered these 2 names before, so i got them together yesterday. i do have tintypes and others of Carl Preston and his sister as baby's and as they grew up. The problem is we have no others PRESTON here.
    5. filmnet filmnet, 6 years ago
      This is E Preston as shown Emily Preston, very old print maybe from 1870s, we do other Preston pictures. My Wife's Dad name was Alan Preston Cook and he had a desk saved/called as a Preston Desk, given to the first son, my wife's brother. I do have some 8/10 prints from 1930s when the Preston's came together, they were all tall and over 60 yrs old. The shots were saved but some were out of focus, but have names.
    6. filmnet filmnet, 6 years ago
      yes, just sent an email Kevin let me know if you get this
    7. filmnet filmnet, 6 years ago
      Kevin, if you do this possibly post there that we are from The Putham family from Beverly, these is a ton of Putham's here, but not from Beverly. The Putham's from Danvers town which in 1815 was in Salem had the men Perley Putham from 1776 war,\"Here was Born - Gen. Israel Putnam - January 7, 1718"
      Gen. Israel Putnam Chapter
      http://www.danvershistory.org/buildings/putnam.html
    8. miKKoChristmas11 miKKoChristmas11, 6 years ago
      Bravo, AR8Jason!!! : )
    9. filmnet filmnet, 6 years ago
      Still waiting for Kevin aka AR8Jason , did you get my 2 emails of the photos i sent?
    10. filmnet filmnet, 6 years ago
      Yes i will look again, In our town and here i have a lot of picture of there home, and some letters. And a girl and a boy Tin prints with names, the girl was around our house a lot and is in prints. Funny her grave is around are family graves, the only Preston one. So something was going on these years 1880-1940s at one time in our house had 7 people living here all over 60 yrs old. I did know a lot died here and weddings were at the 2 house's here

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