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In November 1932 a young girl from Wales was returning to Wales with her family. She was a student in Mary Louise Huck's fifth grade class at East Ward School, Sharon, Mercer County Pa. Above is a copy of the card that was signed by all of her classmates and presented to her by her teacher M. Louise Huck. The student was named Betty Hill and appears in the photo at right with her younger sister Marian.
The smaller photo is a Slippery Rock State Normal photo of the teacher Mary Louise Huck Rice.
Submitted by Walter D. Miller, nephew of M L Rice
Couple on left, Evan and Catherine Hill parents of David Hill and Gladys Hill Greenslade.
Couple on right, Frank and Gladys Hill Greenslade.
Children in photo, Boy on left, unknown; boy on right, F. Alan Greenslade son of Frank and Gladys.
Frank Greenslade, arrived in US in 1928. Born 30 Sept 1900 in Blaina Monmouthshire, England to Thomas and Elizabeth Whatley Greenslade. Died 22 Dec 1973 in Sharpsville, PA.
Married Gladys Hill 2 Sept 1928 in Abergavenny, Wales
Gladys Hill Greenslade, Arrived in US in 1929. Born 7 Feb 1900 in Blaina Givent Wales to Evan and Catherine Williams Hill. Died 31 Mar 1990 in Sharpsville, PA
Betty Hill Reed, born 2 Mar 1922 at Abersychan South Wales.
Married Maurice Reed, 15 Jan 1943 in Pontypool. Maurice died 27 Feb 1991.
Resides in Northallerton, North Yorkshire, England
Betty Hill Reed Family Collection, Past and Present
Submitted by Walter D. Miller
Betty Hill arrived in the United States from Wales in 1930 with her parents. They settled in Sharon, Mercer County, PA, where her aunt and uncle Frank and Gladys Hill Greenslade were residing. Betty attended East Ward School from 1930 until November 1932 when because of the depression her father decided to return to Wales. Betty was very sad to leave and has had a fond memory of Sharon for these past 70 years.
Marion Hill Compton, born 1929 at Pontypool South Wales
Married Cecil Compton
Resides in Cwmbran, South Wales