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Gainesville photographer, J. F. Smith, made this wedding portrait when Esther Serena Chesnut married Birkett Fry Jordan in 1897. Esther (called "Enie" by her family) was the daughter of James and Amelia McCaa Chesnut. Esther Serena was born in Alachua County-her family had moved here from Camden, South Carolina, around 1857. Esther Serena and Birkett had three children-Amelia, Birkett Jr., and a daughter named Esther.
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