A.A. Neher Groceries and General Merchandise Store in San Dimas, Ca. Picture shows Arthur O. Lacey in the delivery wagon with the horses. Mr. Neher may be standing in front of the store along with others.
Three commerical spray outfits operated by Arthur O. Lacey. Was an advertisement for Orange OL.
Mattie B. Green is second from left. She was abt eighteen. Might have been visit to Los Angeles.
A.O. Lacey Boarding House Or "The New Hotel", San Dimas, Ca. Some of the Male Boarders, Mattie holding Grace and William is next to her. A.O. holding the horses at the side of the house. The early settlement that preceded San Dimas was called Mud Springs and, briefly, Mound City. According to local legend, Don Ygnacio Palomares, who received the Rancho San José as part of a Mexican land grant, kept some of his cattle in a corral in the so-called Horsethief Canyon. After Native Americans repeatedly ran his horses off, he prayed to St. Dimas, the crucified thief who begged forgiveness for his sins and later became patron saint of thieves. Soon the canyon in question was renamed San Dimas Canyon by Spanish settlers, and when the town was laid out in 1887, founders appropriated the name, which sounded better than "Mud Springs" and would therefore be more likely to attract new residents.
A likness of Iva Robinett Lacey. Her picture was celebrated on an orange crate label. San Dimas Fruit Exchange. Most of our family worked there at one time or another.
A.O.Lacey and his spray rig. It was one of the rigs that was used in the citrus groves. Taken at the ranch house at Fifth and Benson in Ontario, Ca. These horse drawn rigs later were changed to small international trucks. Picture was taken by Frasher's, 158 E. Second St., Pomona, Ca. - No date. Probably taken during the mid 1920's (1924 or after.)
Edward D. Lacey served as a representative to the Kansas State legislature in 1887. Before that he enlisted the first year of the Civil War. He was in Company A, 17th Ohio infantry, Col. J. M. Connell. His regiment was mustered in at Zanesville and was ordered into Kentucky. Its second important engagement was the one at Perryville, Kentucky, in October, 1862. Mr. Lacey was in the battle of Shiloh and in the Murfreesboro fight, where he received a wound through the right thigh in the second day's engagement. He lay in the field hospital three months and was then sent to hospital No, 7, at Nashville. Upon his recovery he was transferred to the Veteran Reserve Corps by orders of the War department. His command was the 15th regiment, Company F, and he was Clerk in the Provost Marshal's office for nearly one year. He was then transferred to Washington, D. C., and, soon after, was ordered to Chicago where he acted as drill-master till his muster out of the service September 25, 1864.
Susie shown looking at a picture of her father Arthur Erlin Lacey taken during World War 2.
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Grace Cubbage Actually I should have noted that this is a "stock" picture and not an actual picture of my Great Grandmother. She was honored with the label.
Sep 06, 2011 · posted to the photo Iva Lacey, Iva Brand Citrus Label
Grace Cubbage Hi Judy, Did any of your Tweedy's ever live in Inglewood, Ca.? We lived across the street from the Tweedys. All the best, Grace
Aug 10, 2009 · posted to the photo Carroll and Harold tweedy
Grace Cubbage What a handsome man! Makes me wonder if all made it through the revolution.
Jul 19, 2009 · posted to the photo Alexander Knyschinsky, Russia 1907