Antique Cabinet Photo Lot West Virginia Civil War WM SYMMES Family Cheshire,Ohio

Up for auction is a family photo lot of 9, original antique photos, one art photograph of William Symmes (see bio below). Cabinet photos include one showing his grave tombstone, some showing the interior and exterior of his Mansion home "Yellow Birch", in Cheshire, Ohio that was burned and fell into the Ohio River when the river bank gave way.
One photo shows Civil War veteran William Symmes Mathews (see Tribute bio below) , sitting on a bench in front of the William Symmes mansion, "Yellow Birch", before it was destroyed.
These photos have some wear and largest photo measures 6 1/2 x 8 inches.
William Symmes (April 14, 1817 - May 2, 1892) was a son of Edward and Mary A. (Bush) Symmes. He was born in Jackson county, West Virginia. In Addison, Gallia county, Ohio, November 2, 1838, William Symmes was married to Eliza Matthews, who was born in Cheshire, Gallia county, Ohio, April 18, 1820. She was the daughter of Phineas and Abigail (Nobles) Matthews, who came to this county in 1798. Mr. Symmes held the office of township clerk and chattel assessor for several years, from 1846 to 1852; real estate appraiser in 1853, in Huntington township; justice of the peace in Cheshire township from 1873 to 1879; member of the decennial State Board of Equalization of Ohio, 1880-0881, at Columbus, Ohio. Mr. Symmes, resided
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