Recently, a cousin found a photo of a man identified as H. CASWELL or H. M. CASWELL. He is said to be 81 years old, and is standing outside with his great-grandson, Clifford ALBRIGHT, who is a small toddler. There is a nice,large, frame farmhouse house in the background. No trees are visible, but there are some small bushes. The man and boy are standing quite a ways from the house. It is hard to tell the age of the photo,but from their clothes,it may have been taken somewhere around the turn of the century, or a little later.
I am desperately hoping this is a clue to my elusive CASWELL line. My great-great-grandmother was Electa Jane CASWELL, born 11 Mar 1821, somewhere in New York state. I have reason to believe her father's name may have been Joseph CASWELL. Electa married Justus HALL, Jr. in La Grange Co., IN on 8 Apr 1838. They moved to Bureau Co., IL in 1839. Electa and Justus Jr. stayed in Bureau Co., IL until 1855 when they moved to Bremer Co., IA. Their last move was to Jasper Co., MO in 1866. Electa died in 1890.
I believe this H. CASWELL, (or H. M.CASWELL, it's hard to read), is a relative of my Electa CASWELL, perhaps a brother. From further identification on the back of the photo, it seems that H. CASWELL had a daughter who married an ALBRIGHT, and had a son. The toddler in the photo, Clifford ALBRIGHT, is that son's little boy.
Thank you so much for any assistance, or help in finding this Clifford ALBRIGHT.