Back row: Gertrude (Gillespie) Bush, Imogene (Shafer) Gillespie, Paul D. Shafer, Sr., holding his son, Paul D. Shafer, Jr., Leanore (Eperthener) Gillespie, Donald Jay Gillespie, Ethel (McConahy) Gillespie.
Front row: Hypolite Emile Eperthener and Janet Lenore Shafer. Picture taken approximately 1932
William Henry Gillespie born 12 January 1867 in Edinburg, PA. and his wife Leanore (Eperthener) Gillespie born 04 April 1874 in New Albany, Floyd Co., Indiana. Their children from left to right are: Gertrude, Donald Jay being held by his mother, and Imogene.
George Middleton Adams born 04 Dec 1821 in Alabama. He was the son of William Levi Adams and Pricilla Williams Truitt. He married Matilda C. Truitt born March 1831 in Tennessee. He and Matilda were married 06 Feb 1853 in Pontotoc Co., Mississippi. They had the following children: George Harrison, James H., Hiliary A., John W., Rizpah Emaline, Thomas and Tennessee (Bettie).
Hypolite Aristid Eperthener - his nickname was Poole. He was born 06 May 1878 in either Indiana or New York state. He died 10 Nov 1947. He married Olive Abigale Campbell. His occupation was a Glass Blower at the Lawrence Glass Works in New Castle, PA. He and Olive had the following children: John Campbell Eperthener, George Washington Eperthener and Harold Aristid Eperthener.
Sidna Belle (Banks) Adams, wife of George Harrison Adams.
She was born 09-04-1878 in Illinois and died 11-06-1951 in Cameron, Leflore Co., Oklahoma.
George Harrison Adams born 07-12-1867 Mississippi holding his youngest son Marvin Adams born 02-02-1920 and his wife Sidna Belle (Banks) Adams born 09-04-1878 Illinois.
Top row 5th from left: George Middleton Adams.
Third row 4th from left: Sidna Belle (Banks) Adams holding their son Everette. To her right is her husband George Harrison Adams holding their daughter Ethel.
First row, right of middle: Matilda Caroline (Trewitt or Truitt) Adams (wife of George Middleton Adams) holding a baby.