Boone County Photo Album
Photos sent by Carolyn Welch - from her mother's collection.
She will mail the original to a family member interested in receiving them.
C. K. Welch < firstname.lastname@example.org > 9 Dec 2006
1) Florence BARBER very nice small oval. She is well dressed, seated. May 23, 1912 - "To Elmer Sparks from Florence BARBER, Teacher". Think best match is child of Linus Barber, see Compendium of History Remininscense & Bio. of Nebraska page 914.
2) Lee JOHNSON - no date - nice appearing young man (20's??)
Notes - in 1920 census, living at Plum Creek, Boone, NE ... "next door to my grandparents Frank and Mabel Becklam" - I find
James L. Johnson 48, b Iowa
Ella N. Johnson wife, 32, b NE
Lee J. Johnson son, 20 b NE
Margaret Johnson daughter, 5, b NE.
This family also appears in 1900 and 1910 census - where a third child is present, D'ette born Dec 1897, NE. See image #4 below. See also biography page with census information supplied by CK Welch)
3) Edith JOHNSON - no date - young woman (20's??) - her photo has darkened somewhat through the years, but not too badly.
4) Family photo: The JOHNSON family - Jim & Ella with children Lee and DeEtta, Margie. No date. Youngest child might be 4-6 yrs?? old. Photo in excellent condition.
Images from Randy Stevens < email@example.com >
Is it possible to determine the gravesite?
Homestead in Boone County, Nebraska - photo was in boxes that I got from my Grandmother Clarisa Stevens.
Maybe someone out there could identify this family? My thoughts - it's either a Cruise, Condreay, Carder, Whitlatch or Hazlitt homestead.
Training near St. Edward, NE - c1898
Side walk construction crew Laying cement sidewalks in St. Edward, NE St. Edward Postoffice or Train Depot abt 1910 STEVENS family SMITH-STEVENS family photo - left to right
Front row: Alonzo Benjamin Carl Delos Smith (Pvt Co A, 13th Iowa Infantry) and Vincent F. Stevens (Pvt Co A, 13th Iowa Infantry).
Back row: Mary Jane (Stevens) Smith - sister of Vincent, and Almyra Pearl (Mann) Stevens.
This picture was taken around the 4th of July 1910 in Linn Co., Iowa. Alonzo Smith lost his right arm below the elbow at the Battle of Shiloh. Vincent was captured outside of Atlanta GA in 1864 and spent the rest of the Civil War in the Andersonville Prison Camp. His nickname at Andersonville was Limber Jim. Vincent died 8 May 1911 and Almyra died 15 December 1915. Both are buried in the St. Edward Evergreen Cemetery. Stevens & Son - Drayman George Albert "Dick" Stevens, wearing #1 Drayman badge on hat GA Stevens & loaded wagon, c1889 George Albert Stevens and his dray wagon - loading up supplies at the St. Edward train depot. c1900. Horses: Nellie and Kittie. Dog: Major Stevens, George A. & Clara (Justus) St. Edward, NE - Carder Elevator in background. Stevens, Kenneth & Clarisa (Cruise) Fishing trip. c1936 Stevens, Amos Scott and others Four generations, c1910 St. Edward, NE Visitors to Dick Stevenson's home abt 1910
STEVENS Family - slide show (requires Java), added May 2008
CRUISE Family Carder, Riggs, Condreay Gathering at Central City, NE CARDER, George W. and Elizabeth J. Condreay, Elmer's farm - 1930's 3 girls: Clarisa Cruise, Marjorie Carder, Fern Condreay
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