October 19, 1901

Sat Oct 19  A very Extra fine warm pleasant day  an Ideal day & we killed the last of the 8 roosters I got of Roy   Scrantons came from Roys & then went home  we had Rev Adam Schwimley here for dinner  he came from Ioa City with horse & buggy  we spent most of the PM having pictures taken  the artist Bruce Moomey came & took pictures of our house with all Standing on & near the porch & then we all went to the picture gallery & we had our family group of Eleven taken  6 girls 3 boys Mother & I & then our 5 Sons in law & Roy had their pictures taken in a group  I got 5 lbs of Beef & some Sausage for tomorrow   in the Eve we all Except Nora & Leslie & Vic went up to Amandas & Spent the Evening & Sylvia & Jap will Stay there all night

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Note:  The above photo is on display at the Wellman Historical Society, Wellman, Washington County, Iowa.

Standing:  Harriet, Isabelle, Nora, Roy with Leslie in front of him, Maud, Nellie and Sylvia; Seated are Isaac, Margaret and Victor
Standing: Harriet, Isabelle, Nora, Roy with Leslie in front of him, Maud, Nellie and Sylvia; Seated are Isaac, Margaret and Victor

My thanks to Susan Turk Charles for sending me this family photo.

 

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