Lydia Evaline Harding (1863-1930)
She was a photographer in the Clatskanie area for many years in the early 1900’s. A few of her old negatives are still with the family, they are size 5×7 and 6.5 x 8.5 inches. One of them is in a film box with a 1907 expiration date.
She was born as Lydia Evaline Mallard on 14 January 1863. She was married on 27 March 1879. She died 16 January 1930. (author’s coversations with descendant Dennis Daly in February, 1993, who consulted the family bible to ascertain the dates.)