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PIC ID: 8288

Edwin Forest Gay

American, 1837-1879


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Edwin Forest Gay was a watchmaker and jeweler in Guelpg, Ontario before he arrived in Boston in 1856. He was a photographer in Falls River by the time of his naturalization in 1867. After his death from consumption in 1879, his wife Emily V. Gay continued his studio into the 1900s.

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Edwin Forest Gay has 3 locations.

Birth (February 2, 1837)

Guelph, ON

Studio or Business (1867-1879)

Main & Mount Pleasant Streets
Fall River, MA

Death (April 6, 1879)

Fall River, MA