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Decker, Howey and Race Families

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John Howey Civil War vet of Schultzville, Pa. Son of Peter and Martha Hanna. Fairview Cemetary Mill City, Pa. Sarah (Howey) Decker was his daughter and Eliza Hanna was his wife. Sarah (Howey) Decker wife of William W. Decker of Schultzville, Pa. with her son George Lewis Decker. Picture taken about 1952.
"I do not know the school... about 1928-29. I do know the Silk family lived at Lake Winola. Their house had a porch roof that was built around 2 pine trees pretty neat I thought. The names are: Evelyn Billings, Albert Tomales or Tomak, Louis Marabelli, Alex Tomales or Tomak, Margaret Wickizer, Mikulski (First name unknown), Arlene Swan, Josie (Josephine Silk [Jones], born 1910 in Overfield) and Mrs. A. Race. The photo says Factoryville as place of photographer. Click Here to see a large scan of the back.
William Wallace Decker, son of Howard and Laura (Smith) Decker Schultzville, Pa. Husband of Sarah Ellen (Howey) Decker. Born 1888. Died 1955 buried at Fairview Cemetary Mill City Pa. Cemetary on land that was donated by his Grandparents Isaac & Eliza Decker. Directions to the cemetery: By the Clark Summit diner you take Rt 307or Winola Rd. to Post Hill Rd. It is up this road on the right hand side.

Alberta Race (above) provided these photographs (July 2008). She is the daughter of Elmer Race and Louise (Decker) Race. Granddaughter of William & Sarah Decker and Berti & Gertude (Howey) Race. If you know the names of others in the school picture, or have additional information about the people or places, please contact me.

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