Photo of Helen Mae (Gates) Ward taken in 1899. The back of the photo names her (Helen Mae Ward), the date of the photo, and the date of her death (1900); it also says that the photo is a gift from Laura Porter, and that she died in 1926. Helen probably married Spencer Ward and lived in the town of Hanover, Chautauqua county, NY. The larger photo contains three girls who are likely children of her daughter Harriet Thomas, names Helen, Anne, and Marion.
in Chautauqua, NY USA