LeCarpentier, Green and Baker family photographsCreation: circa 1865-1928
This collection contains photographs of the LeCarpentier, Green and Baker families who were farmers and merchants in the Delaware valley area. The majority of the collection consists of formal portraits of family members, a small number of which are identified, as well as views of various locations around Wilmington, Delaware.
- Creation: circa 1865-1928
0.25 Linear Foot
Samuel Gregg, Jr. (1781-1849), was a farmer of Christiana Hundred, New Castle County, Delaware. In 1819 he married, as his second wife, Sarah Sutton (1782-1839), the daughter of Stephen Sutton (1747-1821) and Mary Patterson Sutton (1739?-1804) of Cecil County, Maryland. Their daughter, Mary Sutton Gregg (1823-1890), married Charles LeCarpentier (1804-1886).
Scope and Content
The collection consists of photographs relating to the LeCarpentier, Baker, and Green families of Rockland, Delaware. Most of the photographs are portraits and snapshots of family members, many identified, including William and Charles Green with a gunpowder container; Alfred, Antoine, and Edward LeCarpentier; Mary Sutton Lecarpentier; Harry F. Baker and his wife, Susan Green Baker; and Peter Gregg. In addition, there are views of Rockland, Delaware, including the Lecarpentier house, the William Young house, the covered bridge at Rockland, the Rockland Presbyterian Church, and the Lower Brandywine Presbyterian Church. There are also photographs of the DuPont Company powder wagon (circa 1890), and of the airplane, "Spirit of St. Louis," possibly taken in Wilmington, circa 1928.
This collection is open for research.
Language of Materials
Gift of Frank Baker, 1985
Finding Aid & Administrative Information
- LeCarpentier, Green and Baker family photographs
- Elizabeth Fite
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