Ethel Stanwood Bolton 1886 Gem Tintype Photo Album

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Mary Appleton Ware, 1886
1877 - 1968; parents: Charles Pickard Ware and Elizabeth Lawrence Appleton; married: Malcolm Cunningham Ware (same last name); lived at 195 Walnut St.

Mary’s family lived at 195 Walnut St. in the 1880s, one of a string of houses built and owned by Edward Philbrick. Her brother, Henry, also appears in this album. Her father, Charles Ware was a music transcriber and educator and an abolitionist who worked with freedmen in Port Royal, part of the areas of South Carolina controlled by the Union Army. He later contributed to the publication of Slave Songs of the United States.
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