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mahaliajaneMcClintock

Mahalia Jane McClintock was married to Eli Preston Pavey.  They had eleven children together.  Pictured here are her twins, Geneva May and Eva Fay.  Eve only lived about five years. Below is a picture of Geneva.

William & Mary McMahan1 (1)

Mary Viola Lawyer was married to Samuel Freed and had two daughters, named Hazel and Mabel.  Samuel died at the young age of 24.  Mary remarried to William McMahan about 1903.  They had six children together, Leslie, Carl, Everett, Pete…

Merle Barrett

Sometime back in the 1970s Merle’s son Arthur recorded Merle playing the harmonica and a little conversation. Below: Glen, Merle w/Arthur and Ralph Barrett  

Samuel Woodrow & Ruth Sons Hardwick

Woody and Ruth married July 10, 1936 in Bedford, Indiana.  Woody retired from  Amtrak in Beech Grove, Indiana.  Woody was a huge Cardinals Baseball fan and enjoyed listening to the games on the radio. Ruth was a manager at Speigels…

Ethil plane

 CERTIFICATE OF HONOR For Distinguished War Service In Industrial War-Time Production This is to Certify that   Ethil Ray Sowders Was a Helpful Worker in one of the War Plants of this company from December 7, 1941 to August 14…

Daisy abt 18 yrs old

Daisy Ann Butcher married Silas Earl Wisley on October 15, 1899.  She gave birth to identical twin girls on October 17, 1900.  Just weeks later (November 3, 1900) she died of blood poisoning (sepsis, deadly infection).  The girls were raised…

Tombstone1

Group Sheet The BLOOMINGTON-BEDFORD SUNDAY HERALD TIMES JULY 15,1973 Tombstones And Coffins Were Gifts From Him CHAPEL HILL-In the small cemetery adjacent to the Pentecostal Church there are a number of tombstones carved to resemble tree trunks that bear no…

MarjorieBarrettBaby

Group Sheet Post Card found among Marjorie (Barrett) Sowders things.   Front Birthday Greetings May this Birthday prove the Brightest of any you’ve spent, And bring you great measure Of joy and content.   Back Post marked March 1922 1…

Silhouette of a cowboy and a horse

Morgan Barrett got into trouble and left Virginia. He killed a man. So he asked his 17 year old brother, Hazlett to run away with him. They left the state of Virginia in the dark of the night. Somewhere along…

1901team

History | More Baseball  |  The Show  | 1901 World Series | Personal Stuff Pittsburgh Pirates Pitcher 1900-1911 Winner of the first game of the first World Series in 1903 against Cy Young Deacon set ironman marks in the 1903 World Series by pitching 44 innings of the eight…

Calvin and Sarah Wisley Family.  Taken about 1890.

History of Wisley Family Written by Marshall T. Wisley (1888-1970) June 25, 1960 My great great grand-father came from Germany about the time of (the) Revolutionary War. I do not know his given name (We know this to be Frederick…

Byron H. Barrett

Byron was raised on a small farm near Harrodsburg. He began working in the quarries and lived at home. His father charged him room and board. In the winter, when the quarries closed he loved to hunt, fish, and trap…