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Racey, Guy Garfield   
 Left to right: Anna Mowery, Meda Racey, Guy Garfield Racey and son.
Anna and Garfield (first cousins) were born in Shenandoah County.
Garfield (1891 - 1962) was the son of Benjamin F. & Catherine Strosnider Racey, married Meda Sibole.
Anna (1902 - 1939) was the daughter of James Edward & Iva Strosnider Mowery.
Both died and are buried in Berkeley County, WV.
Photo taken in Martinsburg, WV, circa mid-1920's.
 Photo contributed by Don Silvius

Racey, Meda Sibole   
 Left to right: Anna Mowery, Meda Racey, Guy Garfield Racey and son.
Anna and Garfield (first cousins) were born in Shenandoah County.
Garfield (1891 - 1962) was the son of Benjamin F. & Catherine Strosnider Racey, married Meda Sibole.
Anna (1902 - 1939) was the daughter of James Edward & Iva Strosnider Mowery.
Both died and are buried in Berkeley County, WV.
Photo taken in Martinsburg, WV, circa mid-1920's.
 Photo contributed by Don Silvius

Rosenberger, C. T.
 Jaymee Jenkins purchased this photo at an estate sale, having no interest other than to share the photo with others who may be related to the subject.

Rosenberger, Edna Bertha Virginia
 
Edna Bertha Virginia Rosenberger
Age 17 - photo taken in 1922
Daughter of Charles and Julia Rosenberger.
Resident of Orkey Lane, Mt. Jackson, Virginia

 Photo contributed by Kristine Weakland

Rosenberger, Julia Smith
 
Age 23 - photo taken in 1904
Wife of Charles Rosenberger.
Resident of Mt. Jackson, Virginia

 Photo contributed by Kristine Weakland

Rosenberger, Leila Rebecca Fry
 
Born 1861 Edinburg, VA (Pugh's Run)
Daughter of John Andrew and Sara Beazley Fry.
Married William Henry Rosenberger

 Photo contributed by Kristine Weakland

Rosenberger family
 
Front row:
Louise, Edna and Johnny Rosenberger
Back row:
Julia Smith Rosenberger holding Phil Rosenberger, William Rosenberger, Clara Rosenberger Williams (daughter) holding Henry, her son, and Charles' mother, Leila Fry Rosenberger

 Photo contributed by Kristine Weakland

Rosenberger, William, Charles & John
 
William, Charles and Charles' son, John Rosenberger
John was three years old and died the following December.
Photo taken in the front yard of Wiliam Rosenberger, Mt. Jackson, VA

 Photo contributed by Kristine Weakland

Rosenberger, Will & family
 Jaymee Jenkins purchased this photo at an estate sale, having no interest other than to share the photo with others who may be related to the subject.

Ryman, Reba Hottle
 Photograph: Front row: left to right:
Golda Hottle Wisman, Walter M Hottle, Bertha Stump Hottle, Reba Hottle Ryman
Back row: left to right:
Duke M. Hottle, Eva Hottle Bly, Ruth Hottle Lineweaver, Mary Hottle Barbe, Loy Hottle

 Photo contributed by Duke M. & Shirley Cato Hottle

Shrum, Ola
 Photograph: Standing in rear, left to right:
Ella May McWilliams, Walter Hottle, Annie Bly, George Hottle, Grace Crabill, Earl Hottle
Sitting in front, left to right:
Dora Hollar, Lula Hottle, Daniel Hottle, Mary Alice Hottle, Audrey Stultz, Ola Shrum

 Photo contributed by Charles McWilliams

Silveous, Charles Lester Born: 15 Nov 1892, Shenandoah County, VA
Died: 28 Jul 1959, Columbus, OH
 Son of Thomas Ashby & Lillie Dale Baker Silvius
Married Effie Florence Coffman, 20 Oct 1910, Shenandoah County, VA
Buried Ohio
 Photo contributed by Don Silvius

Silveous, Effie Florence Coffman Born: circa 1888, Shenandoah County, VA
 
 Daughter of Daniel & Martha Ellen Burner Coffman
Married Charles Lester Silveous, 20 Oct 1910, Shenandoah County, VA
Buried Ohio
 Photo contributed by Don Silvius

Silveous, William Jennings Bryan
 Photograph left to right:
Bernie Franklin Silvius, William Jennings Bryan Silveous, Thomas Ashby Silvius, Fannie Alice Bucklew
Children of Thomas & Lillie Baker Silvius
All born in Shenandoah County, VA
 Photo contributed by Don Silvius

Silvius, Ada Olivia Grayson Born: circa 1852, Page County, VA
 
 Daughter of Andrew & Juliana Grayson
Married Uriah Silvius, 23 Oct 1871, Page County, VA
 Photo contributed by Connie Christman

Silvius, Bernie Franklin
 Photograph left to right:
Bernie Franklin Silvius, William Jennings Bryan Silveous, Thomas Ashby Silvius, Fannie Alice Bucklew
Children of Thomas & Lillie Baker Silvius
All born in Shenandoah County, VA
 Photo contributed by Don Silvius

Silvius, Lillie Dale Baker Born 7 Feb 1868, Shenandoah County, VA
Died 3 Apr 1943, Jefferson County, WV
 Daughter of Milton & Anna Catherine Williams Baker
Married Thomas Ashby Silvius, 27 Oct 1892, Shenandoah County, VA
Buried Kearneysville Presbyterian Cemetery, Kearneysville, Jefferson County, WV
 Photo contributed by Don Silvius

Silvius, Thomas Ashby (Jr.)
 Photograph left to right:
Bernie Franklin Silvius, William Jennings Bryan Silveous, Thomas Ashby Silvius, Fannie Alice Bucklew
Children of Thomas & Lillie Baker Silvius
All born in Shenandoah County, VA
 Photo contributed by Don Silvius

Silvius, Thomas Ashby Born 10 May 1870, Shenandoah County, VA
Died 31 Dec 1945, Jefferson County, WV
 Son of Martin & Mary Fawley Silvius
Married Lillie Dale Baker, 27 Oct 1892, Shenandoah County, VA
Buried Kearneysville Presbyterian Cemetery, Kearneysville, Jefferson County, WV
 Photo contributed by Don Silvius

Silvius, Uriah Born: 11 May 1846, Rockingham County, VA
Died: 6 Jul 1933, Hope, KS
 Son of William & Phoebe Ann Neff Silvius
Married (1) Ada Olivia Grayson, 23 Oct 1871, Page County, VA
Married (2) Elizabeth Brower
Buried Navarre Cemetery, Navarre, KS
 Photo contributed by Connie Christman

Smith, Delbert  
 
 Son of Joseph A. & Cora Lee Hamman Smith. Joseph Smith

Photographed (left to right)
Ray Hamman Smith, Joseph H. Smith, Delbert Smith, Della Miller Smith
 Photo contributed by Patti Smith

Smith, Della Miller Born 28 Mar 1891, Woodstock, VA
Died 5 Jan 1896, Galion, Crawford County, OH
 Daughter of Walter & Mary Life Miller.
Married Joseph H. Smith 19 Aug 1912, Woodstock, VA
 Photo contributed by Patti Smith

Smith, Della Miller Born 28 Mar 1891, Woodstock, VA
Died 5 Jan 1896, Galion, Crawford County, OH
 Daughter of Walter & Mary Life Miller.
Married Joseph H. Smith 19 Aug 1912, Woodstock, VA

Photographed (left to right)
Ray Hamman Smith, Joseph H. Smith, Delbert Smith, Della Miller Smith
 Photo contributed by Patti Smith

Smith, Joseph H. Born 18 Oct 1889, Woodstock, VA
Died 22 Aug 1983, Galion, Crawford County, OH
 Son of Joseph A. & Cora Lee Hamman Smith.

Photographed (left to right)
Ray Hamman Smith, Joseph H. Smith, Delbert Smith, Della Miller Smith
 Photo contributed by Patti Smith

Smith, Ray Hamman Born 18 May 1915
 
 Son of Joseph H. & Della M. Smith.
Died at the age of 18 following an operation for appendicitis in Galion, Crawford County, OH.

Photographed (left to right)
Ray Hamman Smith, Joseph H. Smith, Delbert Smith, Della Miller Smith
 Photo contributed by Patti Smith

Smoot, Margaret Susan
 Back row: Perry Smoot and Sallie Lambert
Seated: Margaret Ann Hoover and William H. Lambert, Baby: Margaret Susan Smoot
 Photo contributed by Sue Rush and Rick Monroe

Smoot, Molly
 Photographed with Charley Fadly. Jaymee Jenkins purchased this photo at an estate sale, having no interest other than to share the photo with others who may be related to the subject.

Smoot, Perry
 Back row: Perry Smoot and Sallie Lambert
Seated: Margaret Ann Hoover and William H. Lambert, Baby: Margaret Susan Smoot
 Photo contributed by Sue Rush and Rick Monroe

Smoots, Margaret Susan
 Photograph: Claude Burner and Margaret Susan Smoots Linaweaver
Claude was the son of William and Elizabeth Burner Linaweaver and Margaret was the daughter of Perry Smoots of Woodstock, Virginia
 Photo contributed by Sue Rush

Steele, Bessie Gay Born 7 Sep 1889
Died 9 Apr 1978
 Daughter of Robert & Madeline Jones Steele
Married Robert Miller (Son of James E. & Frances "Fannie" Dodson Miller) 8 Aug 1888 - 1960
 Photo contributed by Sonia Miller

Stickley family Labeled Stickley family photograph
 Photo contributed by Sarah Rodgers

Stickley, Annie Laurie  
 
 Photo contributed by Sarah Rodgers

Strosnider, Henry Richard Born 25 Jun 1836
Died 4 Jan 1919
 Son of Elijah & Marha Elizabeth "Betsy" Keckley Strosnider
Married Jane Laing, 31 Oct 1862, Shenandoah County, VA
Buried Riverview Cemetery
 Photo contributed by Esther McDermott

Strosnider, Jane Laing Born 15 Sep 1834
Died 7 May 1912
 Daughter of Lewis & Eleanor Lovelace Laing
Married Henry Richard Strosnider, 31 Oct 1862, Shenandoah County, VA
Buried Riverview Cemetery
 Photo contributed by Esther McDermott

Stultz, Audrey Hottle Born 29 Jul 1904
 
 Married George Dewey Stultz, 22 Dec 1933

Photograph: Standing in rear, left to right:
Ella May McWilliams, Walter Hottle, Annie Bly, George Hottle, Grace Crabill, Earl Hottle
Sitting in front, left to right:
Dora Hollar, Lula Hottle, Daniel Hottle, Mary Alice Hottle, Audrey Stultz, Ola Shrum

 Photo contributed by Charles McWilliams

Swartz, Gomet
 Jaymee Jenkins purchased this photo at an estate sale, having no interest other than to share the photo with others who may be related to the subject.

Thomas, Ada Florence Campbell Born 1907Died 31 Dec 1943
 Daughter of Angus Carson & Bertie Belle Weatherholtz Campbell
Married William Thomas
Buried Solomons Church Cemetery, Forestville, VA
 Photo contributed by Don Silvius

Tusing, Henry Adam & Elizabeth Estep   
 Henry born 1830, died 1914
Elizabeth born 1840, died 1902
Henry & Elizabeth lived at Orkney Springs, VA and are buried in the Tusing Cemetery near there, on Runion's Creek Road
 Photo contributed by Debbie Estep Turner

Unknown Mowery, Strosnider or Racey   
 Back Row, left to right are Anna and Nellie Mowery,
daughters of James Edward and Iva Strosnider Mowery (not in photo).
Front row are all unidentified - possibly members of the Mowery, Strosnider or Racey families.
Photo taken (probably) in the area of Clary, Mulberry Run or Lebanon Church in the mid-to-late 1920's.
 Photo contributed by Don Silvius

Watkins, Charlotte Gay Showers Thrift   
 Left to Right:
Anderson Lee Pullen, Sadie Ethel McWilliams Showers Pullen, unknown friend of family, Charlotte Gay Showers Thrift Watkins (daughter of Sadie and James Henry Showers).
 Photo contributed by Alley Blackford

Watson "Aunt" Lucy
 Jaymee Jenkins purchased this photo at an estate sale, having no interest other than to share the photo with others who may be related to the subject.

Watson Leyd
 Jaymee Jenkins purchased this photo at an estate sale, having no interest other than to share the photo with others who may be related to the subject.

Weatherholtz, Amanda Hall Born 1842 Shenandoah County, VADied 7 Feb 1930, Shenandoah County, VA
 Daughter of John & Mary Ann Lindamood Hall
Married Elias Weatherholtz
Buried Solomons Church Cemetery, Forestville, VA
 Photo contributed by Don Silvius

Weatherholtz, Elias Born 1841 Shenandoah County, VADied 16 May 1909, Moores Store, VA
 Son of Jacob & Elizbeth Fawley Weatherholtz
Married Amanda Hall
Buried Solomons Church Cemetery, Forestville, VA
 Photo contributed by Don Silvius

Weatherholtz, Melvin Richard Born 27 Aug 1894Died 19 Oct 1918
 Son of Charles M. & Virginia L. Mullen Weatherholtz
Married Edith Messick 23 Dec 1915
Buried Solomons Church Cemetery, Forestville, VA
 Photo contributed by Steve Pence

Weatherholtz, Minnie Silvious Born 11 Sep 1874, Shenandoah County, VADied 4 Feb 1896, Moores Store, VA
 Daughter of Jacob V. & Lydia Lloyd Silvious
Married Elmer A. Weatherholtz, 12 Jul 1891, Shenandoah County, VA
Buried Solomons Church Cemetery, Forestville, VA
 Photo contributed by Rose McCloud

Weatherholtz, Mollie Daisy Knupp Born 7 Dec 1877, Shenandoah County, VADied 10 Feb 1962, Harrisonburg, VA
 Daughter of George & Catherine Peters Knupp
Married Virgil Lee Weatherholtz, May 1899, Shenandoah County, VA
Lived near New Market, VA
Buried St. Marks Lutheran Cemetery
 Photo contributed by Steve Pence

Weatherholtz, Virgil Lee Born 19 Oct 1889, Moores Store, VADied 20 Feb 1967, New Market, VA
 Son of Elias & Amanda Hall Weatherholtz
Married Mollie Daisy Knupp, May 1899, Shenandoah County, VA
Lived near New Market, VA
Buried St. Marks Lutheran Cemetery
 Photo contributed by Steve Pence

Whittington, Atwell (left) Born 28 Apr 1863Died 14 Feb 1905
 Son of John W. & Sarah Rebecca Conner Whittington
Married Mary G. Orndorff
Buried at St. James Lutheran Church Cemetery, Zepp, VA
 Photo contributed by Judy

Wisman, Golda Hottle
 Photograph: Front row: left to right:
Golda Hottle Wisman, Walter M Hottle, Bertha Stump Hottle, Reba Hottle Ryman
Back row: left to right:
Duke M Hottle, Eva Hottle Bly, Ruth Hottle Lineweaver, Mary Hottle Barbe, Loy Hottle

 Photo contributed by Duke M. & Shirley Cato Hottle

Wolfe, Amanda Funkhouser Born 1863Died 1934
 Daughter of George G. and Mary H. Bowman Funkhouser
Married George Wolfe, 29 Dec 1881
 In photo (left to right)
Tilly Funkhouser, Milton Hepner, Amanda Funkhouser Wolfe, George Wolfe
 Buried Mt. Jackson Cemetery, Mt. Jackson, VA
 Photo contributed by Carol Westfall

Wolfe, George Born 1860Died 1957
 Son of William and Lydia Wolfe
Married Amanda Funkhouser, 29 Dec 1881
 In photo (left to right)
Tilly Funkhouser, Milton Hepner, Amanda Funkhouser Wolfe, George Wolfe
 Buried Mt. Jackson Cemetery, Mt. Jackson, VA
 Photo contributed by Carol Westfall


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