Taken about 1895 in Stoneboro or Mercer.
Sons of Charles Schmeltzer, farmer and Mary Kauffman Schmeltzer who lived in New Vernon. The boys: (in descending age order) Frank, 17; Joseph, 14; John, 12; Charles, 8; Anthony, 6; Edward, 4; and William, 2. (Ages approximate). Son Ralph had not been born when this photo was taken.
The brothers had 4 sisters.