Ancestry of photographer Carleton Watkins
I am doing research on the ancestry of photographer Carleton Watkins.
I see that your museum includes many of his wonderful photographs. Did [you] uncover information on his ancestry? I know he was born in Oneonta, New York and was one of eight children.
Before embarking on my own independent research, I am trying to find out if someone has already researched and published his ancestry. Also, I am trying to find out if there are any living descendants of him or his siblings. Any related information or leads would be most appreciated. ...
—Howard K. Watkins, Fresno, California