C. H. Blewett Family and Residence, Richardson, Texas

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Man, woman, boy and three girls standing in front of wood clad residence. The one-story residence has a full, roofed porch and is raised on blocks with no skirting. A raised, plank walk leads to the front of the home. Left to right: BLEWETT, Chapman Hart. Born 25 Dec 1856, Richardson TX; died 24 May 1920; buried Blewett Cemetery, Richardson TX. BLEWETT, Mattie C. (Martha Corilla) Skiles. Born 23 Sep 1855, Warren Co. KY; died 16 Sep 1907/1920, Richardson TX; buried Blewett Cemetery, Richardson TX. Married 8 Dec 1880, Richardson TX. BLEWETT, John William. Born 25 Apr 1882, died Mar ...

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Creator: Unknown. 1898~.

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Man, woman, boy and three girls standing in front of wood clad residence. The one-story residence has a full, roofed porch and is raised on blocks with no skirting. A raised, plank walk leads to the front of the home.
Left to right:
BLEWETT, Chapman Hart. Born 25 Dec 1856, Richardson TX; died 24 May 1920; buried Blewett Cemetery, Richardson TX.
BLEWETT, Mattie C. (Martha Corilla) Skiles. Born 23 Sep 1855, Warren Co. KY; died 16 Sep 1907/1920, Richardson TX; buried Blewett Cemetery, Richardson TX. Married 8 Dec 1880, Richardson TX.
BLEWETT, John William. Born 25 Apr 1882, died Mar 1968.
BLEWETT, Jennie Bell. Born 31 Jan 1886, died 10 Aug 1952.
BLEWETT, Mattie Laura. Born 1 Jun 1896, died 15 Jan 1955.
BLEWETT, Jessie Lou "Jeb". Born 22 Dec 1887.

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Written on the front of the photograph mounting card:
C. H. Blewett home at Richardson, Texas about 1898.
C. H. Blewett, Mattie (Skiles) Blewett, John, Jennie, Laura, Jessie.
Written on back:
C. H. Blewett home place on Greenville St in Richardson, Texas.
C. H. Bishop [sic], wife Mattie Skiles
children - L to R John Jennie Laura Jessie
Written in a different hand, with different ink:
Mrs. Herb Bishop [born Jennie Blewett]

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  • Accession or Local Control No: RPLf033
  • Accession or Local Control No: Folder F 33
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth3080

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Texas History Collection

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  • 1898~

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  • May 10, 2005, 12:30 p.m.

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C. H. Blewett Family and Residence, Richardson, Texas, photograph, 1898~; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3080/: accessed July 24, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Richardson Public Library.