Formal portrait of James Bell Messer, son of William Messer & Margaret Bell. b. 27 May 1857, Tweedside, d. 21 Sep 1917, Tweedside. Based on inscription on back (see 4342 below) the photograph was taken 21 Mar 1913. His wife Julia Ann Cecelia (Wood) Messer and other of their eleven children was the daughter of Peter Wood & Mary Moffitt, b. 1 Mar 1863. Died 15 Jul 1905 in childbirth. Photographer: Harvey Fredericton, N.B.
Photo taken from a copy of the original.
Source: Ross Wood, Tweedside, Harvey, York Co., N.B. Rephotographed, by Tim Patterson7 Aug 2008.