This tin type photo, measuring 2 5/8 wide by 2 inches tall shows Mr. Jules Le Bret and his wife, Dolly Holcomb Le Bret. The unmounted photograph is in good condition. On tape applied to the back, is written: 'Dolly Holcomb LeBret, Husband Jules Le Bret, B.'s Great Grandmother circa: 1870' The Le Brets had at least 2 daughters, Mary Jane who married Ward Swift of Eastern Oregon and Nancy Emelia who married Henry Herman Ringsmyer also of Eastern Oregon. These families are part of a great history in the settling of Eastern Oregon. You can read about these early pioneer families below... This item was part of an estate of Dean Swift, grandson of Jules & Dolly Le Bret, that we are currently selling, along with other pieces of military memorabilia, photograhs and other items of interest relating to the Swifts from Eastern Oregon. This is a great photo to add to any early photography or historical Oregon collection!
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