John Chenoweth

1857                Second Street, Near St. Paul House, Shakopee, Minnesota.

John[1] Chenoweth of the firm Kerlinger & Chenoweth were recorded in one advertisement that appeared on September 5, 1857 in the Republican Advocate (Shakopee, Minnesota).  Ambrotyping and Photographing!  Ambrotypes For Seventy-Five Cents!!  Having located on Second Street, near the St. Paul House, the undersigned would respectfully inform the citizens of Shakopee and vicinity, that they are now in possession of a new and well selected stock of Goods, and are prepared to take pictures of the first quality and most improved style.—Those wishing pictures would do well to give us a call.  Satisfaction given or no charge.  Instructions also given in the art.

Give us a call.  Kerlinger & Chenoweth.  Shakopee, August 8th.

John Chenoweth is recorded in Pioneer Photographers from the Mississippi to the Continental Divide, A Biographical Dictionary 1839-1865. As being listed in the 1857 census as being active in Shakopee, Minnesota.


[1] Pioneer Photographers from the Mississippi to the Continental Divide, A Biographical Dictionary 1839-1865.

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