Chase Batchellor Family Civil War
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Chase Batchellor Family Photo Album

Civil War Era Chase Batchellor Family Album with CDVs (Cartes de Visites), tintypes circa 1860s.

Surnames: Day, Batchellor, Rixford, Adams, Morse, Chase, Ross

Locations: Illinois, Massachusetts, Missouri


“S. F. Chase” engraved on brass clasp. This is probably Sibley Chase and the album may have belonged to him. “Chase” written on inside page of album
  • CH-1. “Aunt Lucy Day, Mrs. Judson Batchellor” “Lucy Day” v= Scholten, St. Louis Missouri 1881
  • CH-2. “Prentice Batchellor” v= “Prentiss J. Batchellor, #1521 Menard St, St. Louis MO, Oct 1st, 1874” [period ink handwriting] Scholten, St. Louis Missouri
  • CH-3. “Lucy’s daughter” v= “Sarah V. Batchellor, Oct 17th, 1874” [period ink handwriting] ] Scholten, St. Louis Missouri
  • CH-4. nn. Gem Tintype, tinted, in oval frame
  • CH-5. “Emma Rixford Adams” v= Gates, Westboro Massachusetts. 2 cent revenue stamp cancelled “Aug. 12” [ca 1864-1866]
  • CH-6. nn v= T N Gates, Westboro Massachusetts. 2 cent revenue stamp cancelled [ca 1864-1866]
  • CH-7. “J. Batchellor” v= T N Gates, Westboro Massachusetts. 2 cent revenue stamp cancelled “1865”
  • CH-8. “Joshua Morse &...” v= Clafflin, Worcester Massachusetts
  • CH-9. “&...Mary Day Morse” v=Clafflin, Worcester Massachusetts
  • CH-10. nn Tintype of woman in oval frame
  • CH-11. nn Tintype of woman in oval frame
  • CH-12. nn large tintype
  • CH-13. nn large tintype
  • CH-14. nn large tintype. 2 women, one woman appears paralyzed
  • CH-15. nn
  • CH-16. “Susan Day Chase, 1836-1918, 2nd wife of Sibley Chase” v=Clafflin, Worcester Massachusetts
  • CH-17. “Sibley Chase (Deleno’s father)”
  • CH-18. nn v=Clafflin, Worcester Massachusetts plus 2cent revenuen stamp [circa 1864-1866]
  • CH-19. large tintype woman & baby. No name
  • CH-20. no name. V=Bishop & Gilber, Elgin Illinois
  • CH-21. no name. Tintype in oval frame
  • CH-22. no name. Boy. V=G S Sherman, Marengo Illinois
  • CH-23. no name v=Critcherson & Leland, Worcester, Massachusetts
  • CH-24. “H. Rixford’s mother Harriet Day” “Harriet Day Rixford” Tintype in oval frame
  • CH-25. no name Tintype of child
  • CH-26. empty “Delano Elias Chase”
  • CH-27. empty “George Chase”
  • CH-28. “Sarah F. Chase (Darling” v=S. B. Winchester, Worcester Massachusets 1899
  • CH-29. empty
  • CH-30. “Mabel Chase Ross” (child)
  • CH-31. “R. H.” cancelled revenue stamp [circa 1864-1866]
  • CH-32. “Daniel Chase” Gem tintype
  • CH-33. “Susan Chase” [baby] large tintype
  • CH-34. “George Chase” empty
  • CH-35. no name. Large tintype
  • CH-36. no name. Large tintype
  • CH-37. no name. Gem tintype
  • CH-38. no name. Large tintype
  • CH-39. “Ebner Chase” empty
  • CH-40. no name. Gem tintype

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1850 Census Northbridge Worcester Massachusetts

DAY, Daniel, 54 b Mass
Lucy, 47 b Mass [nee BATCHELLOR]
Lucy B 20 [CH-1]
Squire F 17
Susan F 14 [CH-16]
Irwin P 10

1860 Westboro, Worcester Massachusetts

BATCHELOR, Lucy D, 30 [CH-1]
Prentiss J 9 b CT [CH-2]
Sarah V 4, b Mass [CH-3]

In 1870 census for St Louis Missouri, Lucy has remarried to Charles Stevens and her children Prentis J Bachelor and Sarah V are with her

1870 Northbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts

CHASE, Sibley, 36 b Mass [CH-17]
Susan F 34 [nee Day] b Mass [CH-16]
Delano E 11 b Mass [CH-26]
Daniel 9 b Mass [CH-32]
Susan A 8 b Mass [CH-33]
George 5 b Mass [CH-27]
Sarah 3 b Mass [CH-28]
next door:
CHASE, Elias 65 b Mass
Mary F 54 b VT

RIXFORD, Harry C 50 b NH
Harriet A 44 b Mass [CH-24. nee DAY]
Emma H, 31 b Mass [CH-5]
Willie H 16
Abbie S/L 11
Herbert E 3
daughter 3 mos
DAY, Lucy, 67 b Mass

Marriages Massachusetts

  • Joshua W. Morse [CH-8] m 4 Sept 1849 Mary S Day [CH-9]
  • Harriet A Day [CH-24] m 9 Oct 1847 Harvey [sic] C Rixford
  • Daniel Day m 5 Feb 1823 Lucy Batchellor

Types of Early Photographs

The type of photograph in an album helps to date the album

Daguerreotypes (ca 1839)

Photography in USA began circa 1839 but not many are found before 1854.

Ambrotypes (circa 1854)

The ambrotype was a glass negative backed with black material so it appeared as a positive image

Tintypes (ca 1855)

The Ferrotype process (tintypes) was introduced in the United States in 1855. It substituted an iron plate for glass and is one of a kind. No copies could be made from a tintype.

Carte de Visite or CDVs (ca 1859)

CDV stands for carte de visite. CDVs replaced ambrotypes, producing a card 2.5 by 4" CDVs arrived in the United States around 1859, on the eve of the Civil War (1861-1865). On June 30, 1864 a tax on photographs, ambrotypes, daguerreotypes and other "sun-pictures" went into effect. Tax Revenue Stamps had to be placed on the backs of photographs from that date (1864) until August 1, 1866. This helps date CDVs taken in this time period.

Cabinet Cards (circa 1870)

CDV’s were replaced in the 1870s by Cabinet Cards which were on a larger 4 by 6" card.
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Some Thumbnail Photos from Chase Family Album


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