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Charles Cavileer portrait
Charles Cavileer portrait
TitleCharles Cavileer portrait
Date of Original189-?
CreatorAuderson, A.H.
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionStudio portrait of Charles Cavileer seated holding a cane. He is wearing a suit and a hat.
General SubjectPortraits
Pioneer Era
Subject (LCTGM)Men
Portrait photographs
Personal NameCavileer, Charles Turner, 1818-1902
LocationPembina (N.D.)
Pembina County (N.D.)
Item NumberPCHS5089
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Dimensions of Original34 x 28 cm.
Transcription"6. Charles Cavileer who settled in Pembina - 1851"--Printed on front of photograph.
"A.H. Auderson, Hallock, Minn, Pembina, No Dak."--Photographer, printed on front of photograph.
"Charles J. Cavileer, Born Springfield, Ohio, March 6th 1818, Came to Dakota, Aug 16th 1851, Died August 4th 1902"--Handwritten on back of photograph.
NotesTitle created by staff.
Biography/HistoryCharles Cavileer was the first settler in the state, having settled in Pembina in 1851.
"Cavalieer, Charles. He was born in Springfield, Ohio, March 6, 1818 and came to Pembina, August 16th, 1851. He was assistant post master 1851-3, at Pembina, and in 1852 was in partnership with Forbes & Kittson in the Indian trade. In 1854, he moved to St. Joseph and started a trading post there, and in 1857 moved to St. Boniface, Manitoba. He returned to Pembina in 1863, and died there July 27th, 1902."
Bibliographic ReferenceInformation in quotes found on pg 359 in, Collections of the ND Historical Society, Vol. I -1906. Printed in Bismarck, ND in 1906.
Repository InstitutionPembina County Historical Society
Repository CollectionPembina County Historical Society Photograph Collection
Credit LinePembina County Historical Society Photograph Collection (PCHS5089)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Owned by Pembina County Historical Society.
Ordering InformationPembina County Historical Society
Address: 13572 Hwy 5
Cavalier, N.D. 58220
Phone number: 701-265-4941 or 701-265-4691
Email address:
GrantNHPRC SNAP Grant 2008-2009, NAR08-RC-10021-08
Digital IDdmPCHS5089
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