Uncle Sam - Samuel Shroff
If you know anything more about Samuel Shroff or John A. Smith please contact the Clayton co. coordinator so the info. can be added to this page. Below is all I can find about Mr. Shroff, and I can find nothing about John A. Smith.
On the back of the photo is written: Samuel T. Shroff, Brother of John A. Smith, 1886.
Photographer was Webb, Strawberry Point, Iowa.
1885 Iowa State census, Strawberry Point, Clayton co.
Samuel Shroff - at the Strawberry Point Hotel, age 23, no occupation listed
Marriage to Emma J. Wilson on April 16, 1889 in Woodbury co. Iowa
1910, US census, Sioux City, Woodbury co. Iowa
Sam T. - age 47, photography merchant
Hellen M. - age 44
and 2 lodgers: Louis J. Larson & Wm Roberts
1915 Iowa State census, Sioux City, Woodbury co. Iowa
Occupation, merchant, married
1920 US census, Sioux City, Woodbury co. Iowa
Sam Shroff, age 67, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. NY; manager Cigar Store
Ella Shroff, age 54, b. Sweden, parents b. Sweden
Pearl Austinson, niece, age 15, b. IA, father b. IA, mother b. Sweden
and 2 roomers: Thomas Cheve and George Brown
1930 US census, Sioux City, Woodbury co. Iowa
Samuel T. Shroff, age 67, b. PA, parents b. PA; proprietor Music Shop
Ellen Shroff, age 64, b. Sweden, parents b. Sweden; naturalized, immigrated 1869
~photo contributed by and research done by S. Ferrall, Clayton co. IAGenWeb Coordinator
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