Francis C. and Anna Tyler Waid
Handwritten on back of photo: "Compliments for Robert A. Furgeson and wife, by FC Waid...Sept. 14, 1889. Francis C Waid and Anna E. Tyler married July 7, 1889 in Norwood, Franklin Co., Kansas. A token of Friendship."
Francis C. Waid was born April 22, 1833 in Woodcock Township, Crawford Co., Pa. to Ira Canfield Waid and Elizabeth Morehead. Photo is of Francis and his second wife (1st wife was Eliza Masiker). Francis was a prolific writer, keeping a diary of his life from age 16 until his unexpected death on February 20, 1892. His writings were published in 1892 by a family member and were called "Francis C. Waid's Souvenirs"...can be found on-line.
I am not a relative and have no other info on Francis and his family members. Photo found in an antique shop in Snohomish, Washington.
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