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Custer, Edward L. (1837-1881)

Name: Custer, Edward L. (1837-1881)

Title: Exhibited at the Boston Athenaeum, 1848-1869
Exhibited at the National Academy of Design, New York
Exhibited at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia
Member, Lafayette Lodge, F. A. M.

Other Names: Custer, Edward Luke

Born: 01/24/1837

Birthplace: Basel, Switzerland

Died: 01/09/1881

Death Location: Boston, MA

Residence: Basel, Switzerland 1837-1847
Syracuse, NY 1847
Manchester, NH 1848-1860, 1863-1864
Boston, MA 1864-1881

Nationality: Swiss/American

Occupation: Ornamental Painter
Decorator, Manchester Locomotive Works

Father: Custer, Emil

Mother: Tallman, Nanette

Spouse: (1) Ruth A. Porter, May 2, 1864, Manchester
(2) Mary L. McClure, 1880

Notes: "Art and Artists of Manchester," Manchester Historic Association Collections, Volume IV, Part 1, 1908, 116-117.

George F. Willey, Editor. State Builders: An Illustrated Historical and Biographical Record of the State of New Hampshire at the Beginning of the Twentieth Century. (Manchester, New Hampshire: The New Hampshire Publishing Coporation, 1903), 380-381.

Henry Porter Andrews, Compiler. The Descendants of John Porter of Windsor. Volume II. (Saratoga Springs, New York: C. W. Ball, 1893), 448.

Diana Korzenik, Drawn to Art: A Nineteenth-Century American Dream. (Hanover, New Hampshire: University Press of New England, 1985), 99.

Marriage Record, Vital Records, New Hampshire State Archives

Marriage Record, Vital Records, Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Death Record, Vital Records, Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Obituary, Boston Daily Advertiser, Boston, Massachusetts, January 10, 1881.

Obituary, Boston Journal, Boston, Massachusetts, January 10, 1881.

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