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Letter: Calling Mike Watson, photo ID needed

Betty Ann Wells writes:
Mike Watson, I have a large photo of someone who was unidentified. I believe he was one of the Field family. He has short, dark hair, a full mustache, a bushy, but trimed, beard, and "bags" under his eyes, a dark suit, vest buttoned to the top. I wonder if you could identify him from a snapshot.

I have never found a photo of Elijah Creel Field, son of the John Field who owned the Field house. Elijah was a physician who gave aid and comfort to soldiers from both sides of the Civil War, and was assassinated shortly after the War by one or more citizens of Adair county for doing so. I have never found an exact date of that death. I am hoping that the photo I own is his. All the best! --Betty
Betty, thanks for writing. We'll let Mike know about your letter, and post the photo with this article in hopes that an ID is possible. --Pen

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2019-09-19 - Adair Co., KY - Photo courtesy Betty Ann Wells.
A photo that Betty Ann is trying to identify, possibly from the Field family.

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