Sheepshead Bay in 1890
Born this Year...
The World in 1890...
Apparently Alexander Harvey did not pay any
alimony to his ex-wife, so Adelia Harvey began renting out rooms in her
Gloucester home in order to make ends meet.
This was just around the time that the Racetrack
Two of her boarders were jockeys -- Jim Fitzsimmons (who
eventually would marry her daughter Jennie) and a jockey named Taber
(who went on to marry another daughter, Lillian).
1890 Photo Gallery...
1890 at the track...