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Michael S. and Kitty Cuskelly portrait
Michael S. and Kitty Cuskelly portrait
TitleMichael S. and Kitty Cuskelly portrait
Date of Original190-?
DescriptionMichael S. and Catherine Cuskelly pose for a portrait. Mr. Cuskelly wears a hat, suit, overcoat, and watch chain. Mrs. Cuskelly wears a hat, and coat with fur collar.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectPeople
Portraits
Women
Subject (LCTGM)Spouses
Suits (Clothing)
Hats
Portrait photographs
Fur garments
Personal NameCuskelly, Michael S., 1855-1934
Cuskelly, Catherine, 1857-1930
Decade1900-1909
Item Number00032-DU-06-06
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Title created by staff.
Biography/HistoryMichael Cuskelly's parents emigrated from Ireland to New York in 1849. Michael Cuskelly was born in Minnesota. Michael worked with his father William first in their mercantile business, and then as postmaster in Dickinson, N.D. Michael Cuskelly married Kitty (Catherine) Davis and they moved to Oakdale, N.D., where he ranches, and also operated a store and was postmaster from 1902-1911. The Cuskellys adopted two children, Edward and Ella. The Cuskellys sold their ranch in 1925 and moved to Dickinson. Michael died in 1934 and Kitty died in 1930.
Bibliographic ReferenceDauntless Dunn : stories of some of its early settlers, 1970. p. 57.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionOral History Project Photograph Collection 00032
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (00032-DU-06-06)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDsh00032DU0606
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