Born in Lancaster, NY on Feb. 10, 1840. Halsey moved to California in 1868 and soon settled in San Francisco. Following the earthquake of 1906, he moved across the bay to Alameda where he remained until his demise on Feb. 29, 1920. At the time of his death his occupation was listed as retired express agent.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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