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Chalmer C. and Geraldine Stapleton and Children

Chalmer C. and Geraldine Stapleton and Children

Identified only as "Mrs. and Mr. Stapleton and Children".

Chalmer C. Stapleton, his wife Geraldine A. Stapleton, with their daughter Martha Stapleton, and son Vinton Stapleton.

Info from the U.S. Federal Census of 1920-Monessen, Westmoreland County, PA
(Roll: T625-1666, Page 1A, ED: 154):

Stapleton, Chalmer C.-Head of Household-Age 35
Stapleton, Geraldine A.-Wife of Head of Household-Age 29
Stapleton, Martha-Daughter-Age 9
Stapleton, Preston-Son-Age 3

The Stapletons were friends of Sam and Minnie Harclerode possibly when they lived in Everett, Bedford County, PA. Mr. Stapleton and Sam Harclerode may have worked together in the steel mills in Everett and Monessen.

Info from Harry Clayton Stapleton, grandson
of Chalmer and Geraldine Stapleton

Vinton Stapleton died from Pneumonia at the age of 11. He was playing outside in the winter, fell into a pond or river, and died several days later. This photo was taken in Saxton or Everett, Bedford County, PA around 1910.

Chalmer Stapleton was a foreman with the Pittsburgh Steel Company in Monessen, PA. He lost his life when he went down into the pit to solve a
work problem.

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