Camera Workers, 1858-1950

The British Columbia, Alaska and Yukon Photographic Directory, 1858-1950

Read, Lyman Cary[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12]

Male 1851 - 1924  (72 years)


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  • Name Read, Lyman Cary 
    • VARIANT NAME: Read, C.L.; Read, L.C.
    Born 2 Mar 1851  West Windsor, VT Find all individuals with events at this location  [13, 14, 15
    Gender Male 
    Marriage 20 Jun 1877  Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Bride: Alice Jane Niblet 
    Business Address/Year 1919-1923  Atlin, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Although he was listed in the 1924 business directory as working in Atlin, he died in early Jan 1924.
    Died 6 Jan 1924  Seattle, WA Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    Buried Sheddsville Cemetery, West Windsor, VT Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Person ID I756  Camera Workers | R, vol. 1, 1858-1900
    Last Modified 12 May 2020 

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Commercial.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: According to the University of Washington, he was a musician, also borne out by his 1877 marriage registration record. Family tree information from Ancestry.ca shows he lived prior to 1909 in the states of Vermont, Massachusetts, Washington, Oregon and Utah. The 1921 Canada census states he immigrated from the USA in 1909. He was listed as a photographer in Atlin 1919 to 1924, the year of his death. G.M. Taylor may have purchased his studio and assets prior to his death.

  • Sources 
    1. [S55] COLLECTION: BATM.

    2. [S169] COLLECTION: UWL.
      Lyman Cary Read photographs of mountains near Atlin,
      B.C., Canada, 1916-1917; URL (accessed 4 Apr 2017):
      http://archiveswest.orbiscascade.org/ark:/80444/xv10623/pdf

    3. [S917] Census of Canada 1921.
      Province of BC, District no. 21 (Skeena), Enumeration sub-district no. 20, p. 1, line 43

    4. [S732] HEN10, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1910).
      Atlin: not listed

    5. [S740] WRI18, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1918).
      Atlin: not listed

    6. [S738] WRI19, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1919), 125.
      Atlin: Read C L photographer

    7. [S739] WRI20, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1920), 98.
      Atlin: Read L C photographer

    8. [S741] WRI21, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1921), 67.
      Atlin: Read L C photographer

    9. [S742] WRI22, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1922), 70.
      Atlin: Read L C photographer

    10. [S809] WRI23, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1923), 59.
      Atlin: "Read L C photographer"

    11. [S757] WRI24, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1924), 49.
      Atlin: "Read L C photographer"

    12. [S758] WRI25, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1925).
      Atlin: not listed

    13. [S667] FamilySearch.org (Web site), Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
      "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954" [marriage]; URL (accessed 4 Apr 2017): https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XFQ4-3CK

    14. [S985] United States Census, 1900.
      State of Washington, County of Whitman, Township precinct no. 36, Colfax City, Enumeration district no. 95, sheet no. 16, line 81

    15. [S832] Find a Grave (Web site).
      URL (accessed 4 Apr 2017): https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=75949134

    16. [S667] FamilySearch.org (Web site), Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
      "Washington Death Certificates, 1907-1960"; URL (accessed 4 Apr 2017): https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:N3GG-ZXD