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Frank & Myrtle's Family

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50th Wedding Anniversary Photos

1930's Church Reunion
1930's Church Reunion Church Family archives & vintage photo gallery
Archives & Vintage Photo Gallery

1940's - 1950's...

Esther and Florence Church
Harriet, their youngest child, was born in 1919 when Grandmother was 38
Florence at the well pump

Harriet, about 3 yrs. old


Uncle Jay all duded up

Visiting Grandmother and Grandfather


Uncle Jay and Aunt Rachel with Eileen (b. 1923) and Gretchen (b. 1922). The tykes, striken with diptheria, died within two weeks of each other in Februrary 1925

<<<<<Dick Powers, Harriet Church, and Larry Powers in Grandfather and Grandmother's Petersburgh front yard facing the Millyard


... with Children and Grandchildren

<<Esther Church Bierwirth, Dan & Susie McCumber, Johnny Bierwirth, & Floss Church McCumber. About 1948
(Below): Florence Church  
Mike Powers, Richard, Lawrence, Marie, and Marion Church Powers - 1928
Ned, Myra, and Connie Church about 1943
  Grandmother's fair skin had no tolerance for the sun. She learned to make hats in the Home Bureau and created a large collection for sunny in the background may be the one Grandfather dubbed "Ol' Dagan.">>>>>>

Grandmother and Grandfather Church out for a Sunday drive...

Ned in fashion as a young man

Petersburgh Gathering, June 6, 1946: Rear row - Jim Bierwirth, Grandmother Church, Jay Church, Grandfather Church, Michael Powers, Marion Church Powers, Bess Carr Cutler, Arthur Cutler; Front row - Susie McCumber, Jean Bierwirth, Harriet Church, Esther Church Bierwirth, Danny McCumber, and Floss Church McCumber

Grandmother Church, Florence (Floss), and Esther >>>>

(Above:) Church cousins at Rt. 7 picnic: Front - Patty Bierwirth, Floss Church McCumber, Jess Waddington, Beulah & Richard Cutler; Rear - Libby Bass Mulready,Grace Mulready Bass, Myrtle Church, Marion Church Powers, and Bess Carr Cutler. About 1948

Many of Frank and Myrtle's grandchildren attended Berlin for secondary education....

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