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Tanyard Neighbors and Friends

Tanyard Neighbors and Friends

Tanyard neighbors & friends -- Photo taken about 1914 or 1915 in Tanyard, a village near Mayport, PA, located in Redbank Twp., Armstrong County. The village was named for the old Tannery that used to be there. The photo is probably of the old School picnic.

Photo was taken in Tanyard on the bank of the property now owned by Tim Bish, RR # 1, Mayport, PA.

Identifications made by Mary A. Shaffer Shirey:

Front row, 3rd boy in with light suit and tie, Samuel R. Shirey

Front row, 6th boy with fluffy tie – Harold Shirey (brother of Samuel R. Shirey)

Second row, 7th girl with part in middle looking down, Nellie Shirey Reichard

Second row, 9th girl, Mabel Shaffer Doverspike

Second row, 11th little boy, face hid, Kenneth D. Shaffer. He was born – Oct. 1912 (and still living)

Second row, next to Kenneth D. Shaffer, Mary Shaffer Shirey

Second row, little girl being held, Effie Shirey Boyer Shaffer (living, is 90 yr. old)

Third row, woman next to end, Rebecca Naomi Michael Shaffer, the submitter's grandmother (looking at Ken trying to get to her)

Fifth row, girl with sailor like collar, Chesta Shick Engle (daughter of John & Ellen Shirey Shick)

Sixth row, 3rd girl, Charlotte Knappenberger

Sixth row, 4th girl, facing Charlotte, Mildred Shirey Raybeck She died at age 101 years in spring 2001

Sixth row, not next to Mildred but the next lady holding a baby, Mrs. Lillie Shirey

Seventh row, behind Mildred, John Shick

Seventh row, next to John Shick, his wife, Ellen Shirey Shick

Seventh row, next to Ellen Shirey Shick, Salina “Esther” Mohney Shiry/Shirey holding her son Russ (born July 1914, deceased) little to right of center

Seventh row, fifth lady, Mrs. Jacob Kocher

Submitted by Clarence R. Shirey, son of Samuel R. Shirey. Permission granted for use on this site only.

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