Myrtle Harrelson was born Nov. 27, 1878 in Macedonia, Knight's Pairie Twp., Hamilton County, IL. Her parents were Ratcliffe Merrill and Lettitia Ann (Ingram) Harrelson. On Apr. 15, 1910, the Federal census found her living in the Village of Macedonia in Knight's Prairie Twp. and working as a telephone operator. The image is from a tintype, most likely commemorating her confirmation.