Unknown Woman - Mary Magdalene Aaron

Unknown Woman - Mary Magdalene Aaron

Photo taken about taken after the Civil War, in 1870-75, maybe earlier. Do you recognize her? Please let me know.

Unknown Woman in Walter Cyphert's Photo Collection

I now believe this is a photo of Mary Magdalene Aaron, 1846-1913, daughter of Thomas Aaron and Sarah Jane Osborn. She married John Ruffner in 1868. She was a 2nd cousin once removed of Walter Cyphert.

Barbara Mogush


The style of her clothing and hair is earlier than 1870-1875. It seems to be from the 1860s, which would be consistent if it's the person you think it is. See "Victorian Costume for Ladies" by Linda Setnik for more.


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