Family Gp Sheets
Photos Need ID
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PHOTOS - IDENTIFICATION NEEDED
If you have family photos connected to Vernon County, Missouri that you
cannot identify, please send
them in to be posted here -- perhaps another research can
identify the people or has the same picture with the peoples' names
written on it. Include what surnames might be connected with each
picture you send and any other information that could possibly help
another researcher identify them. (300 to 600 dpi jpg files are
If you can identify any of the people in a photo, please
email the information to
the County Coordinator
so it can be included on the website--be sure to include the number of
the photo being identified. If photos can be identified, they
will then be moved to the Biographies section where additional details can be
added about the family.
Tintype picture of lady, about 1870's, possibly connected to the Caton,
Selim, or Thomas families of Vernon County. Submitted by
Lady possibly connected to the Thompson, Shearburn, or Feller families
of Vernon County. Submitted by
This photo postcard was sent from Lilla (Overstreet) Caton to her son,
William S. Caton in the early 1900s. The house might be that of Elizabeth (Westfall) Caton,
and she might be one of the women in the picture. Submitted by
This is a very large photo taken by Whipple Studio in Nevada, MO. This
picture was taken on the steps of the then new Post Office at the corner
of West Cherry and North Ash Streets. This building, now vacant, was
most recently the Sheriff's office. Note that this is the main entrance
with lampposts and majestic columns on the south side of the building
(W. Cherry Street), and the building had revolving doors at the time.
These may be the postal workers at the time this Post Office was built.
Can you help identify these men? Click for a close-up of the men's
faces. Submitted by
This photograph was found at a postcard show in Mountain Home, Arkansas.
The photo was taken by C. E. Foster in Nevada, Missouri. Who do
you think this looks like? Submitted by
Send a photo to be displayed here.
Please contact the
County Coordinator if you
have Vernon County photos that need identification or if you can
identify people in any of these pictures.