Neighbors and Friends


People of Rural Valley, Cowanshannock Township and Surrounding Areas

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Arthur Peoples.

Arthur Peoples.

Laura Ambrose (1876-1951) and Mary Foster.

Laura Ambrose (1876-1951) and Mary Foster.

Musical group perhaps in the 1890's.

Musical group perhaps in the 1890's.

John Graden (1832-1908).

John Graden (1832-1908).

Thomas Benton and Mary Elizabeth Graden Family, circa 1908.

Thomas Benton and Mary Elizabeth Graden Family, circa 1908.

Thomas Benton and Mary Elizabeth Graden Family, circa 1908.

Thomas Benton and Mary Elizabeth Graden Family, circa 1908.

Thomas Benton Graden (1853-1936).

Thomas Benton Graden (1853-1936).

 J. Kirtland 'Sam' Snyder, Maxine Stewart, Dale Shoemaker.

J. Kirtland 'Sam' Snyder, Maxine Stewart, Dale Shoemaker.

Cast of 'Aunt Dinah's Quilting Party,' about 1907, in the old Opera House.

Cast of 'Aunt Dinah's Quilting Party,' about 1907, in the old Opera House.

Friends at the Stewart house.

Friends at the Stewart house.

Becky Espy and Bill McCreery.

Becky Espy and Bill McCreery.

Annie (Foster) Evans.

Annie (Foster) Evans.

George A. Gourley, Sr.

George A. Gourley, Sr.

The Men Who Built the NuMine Tipple.

The Men Who Built the NuMine Tipple.

McKelveys and Neals.

McKelveys and Neals.

Unidentified House - Closeup of People.

Unidentified House - Closeup of People.

Men Who Built the Pump Station near the Stone House.

Men Who Built the Pump Station near the Stone House.

Group of Men.

Group of Men.

Nora (Marshall) Farren (1888-1963).

Nora (Marshall) Farren (1888-1963).

Unidentified House.

Unidentified House.

Baseball Players.

Baseball Players.

Curtis C. Farren (1886-1957).

Curtis C. Farren (1886-1957).

Annie Jane (Walker) Miller.

Annie Jane (Walker) Miller.

Harry Heilman Sr.

Harry Heilman Sr.

Elizabeth 'Lizzie' (Heilman) Barth.

Elizabeth 'Lizzie' (Heilman) Barth.

A Hunting Party.

A Hunting Party.

Helen Schrecengost.

Helen Schrecengost.

Samuel Calarie.

Samuel Calarie.

Edwin A. and Anna Eliza (Cravener) Schrecengost .

Edwin A. and Anna Eliza (Cravener) Schrecengost .

Bertha (Rearick) Quinn.

Bertha (Rearick) Quinn.

Maxine Stewart, Cecil George and Dorothy Trollinger.

Maxine Stewart, Cecil George and Dorothy Trollinger.

'Rearick Bunch'

'Rearick Bunch'

'Rearicks and Sowers'

'Rearicks and Sowers'

Jake Hawk.

Jake Hawk.

Men's Bible Class, Methodist Church, circa 1923.

Men's Bible Class, Methodist Church, circa 1923.

Mrs. Rebecca McKelvey's Birthday Party.

Mrs. Rebecca McKelvey's Birthday Party.

Sunday School Picnic at Peters School, August 1942.

Sunday School Picnic at Peters School, August 1942.

Mary C. (Wampler) Wingard.

Mary C. (Wampler) Wingard.

Belle Reisinger.

Belle Reisinger.

Minnie (Reisinger) Milldollar.

Minnie (Reisinger) Milldollar.

Hannah May (Schrecengost) Patrick and Friends.

Hannah May (Schrecengost) Patrick and Friends.

Tony Kengerski.

Tony Kengerski.

Charlie and Mary Wingard With Friends.

Charlie and Mary Wingard With Friends.

Women In Front of Rearick's Garage.

Women In Front of Rearick's Garage.

Unknown Man.

Unknown Man.

Rural Valley Band, circa 1914.

Rural Valley Band, circa 1914.

Unknown Woman.

Unknown Woman.

Rural Valley Band, about 1896.

Rural Valley Band, about 1896.

Bert and Edith (Rearic) Rearick and Their Older Children.

Bert and Edith (Rearic) Rearick and Their Older Children.

Rural Valley Band, 1914.

Rural Valley Band, 1914.

Laura V. Elgin (1872-).

Laura V. Elgin (1872-).

Eva (Huber) Dean and Violet (Rearick) Colton.

Eva (Huber) Dean and Violet (Rearick) Colton.

Rose Valley Ladies and Their Children, circa 1907.

Rose Valley Ladies and Their Children, circa 1907.

Bert and Edith (Rearic) Rearick.

Bert and Edith (Rearic) Rearick.

Charles T. Brown.

Charles T. Brown.

Violet (Rearick) Colton.

Violet (Rearick) Colton.

Four Friends.

Four Friends.

Jacob 'Jakie' Potts (1872-1878).

Jacob 'Jakie' Potts (1872-1878).

Paul B. and Violet G. (Rearick) Colton.

Paul B. and Violet G. (Rearick) Colton.

Women's Circle, Salem United Church of Christ.

Women's Circle, Salem United Church of Christ.

Ira Harmon.

Ira Harmon.

Catherine (Harmon) Potts (1840-1937).

Catherine (Harmon) Potts (1840-1937).

Nancy Jane (Harmon) Wadding (1853-1925).

Nancy Jane (Harmon) Wadding (1853-1925).

Charles Caylor and John Harmon, 1923.

Charles Caylor and John Harmon, 1923.

Caylors and Espeys.

Caylors and Espeys.

Elizabeth and Margaret Caylor, 1919.

Elizabeth and Margaret Caylor, 1919.

Caylor Family.

Caylor Family.

Unidentified - Connected to Espeys or Caylors? - # 3.

Unidentified - Connected to Espeys or Caylors? - # 3.

Unidentified - Connected to Espeys or Caylors? - # 1.

Unidentified - Connected to Espeys or Caylors? - # 1.

Unidentified - Connected to Espeys or Caylors? - # 2.

Unidentified - Connected to Espeys or Caylors? - # 2.

Unidentified - Connected to Espeys or Caylors? - # 6.

Unidentified - Connected to Espeys or Caylors? - # 6.

Unidentified - Connected to Espeys or Caylors? - # 4.

Unidentified - Connected to Espeys or Caylors? - # 4.

Unidentified - Connected to Espeys or Caylors? - # 5.

Unidentified - Connected to Espeys or Caylors? - # 5.

Jacob Espey (1815-?).

Jacob Espey (1815-?).

Unidentified - Connected to Espeys or Caylors? - # 7.

Unidentified - Connected to Espeys or Caylors? - # 7.

Amos and Alice (Espey) Caylor.

Amos and Alice (Espey) Caylor.

David Wallace Espey (1870-1908).

David Wallace Espey (1870-1908).

Alice Z. (Espey) Caylor (1864-1945).

Alice Z. (Espey) Caylor (1864-1945).

Alice Z. (Espey) Caylor (1864-1945).

Alice Z. (Espey) Caylor (1864-1945).

Thornley Dale Snyder (1911-1975).

Thornley Dale Snyder (1911-1975).

Viola R. (Espey) Craig (1896-1980).

Viola R. (Espey) Craig (1896-1980).

Rebecca R. (Espey) Fritchman (1904-2000).

Rebecca R. (Espey) Fritchman (1904-2000).

 Elizabeth Caylor, Prof. John Larimer, Rebecca Espey, 1914-1915.

Elizabeth Caylor, Prof. John Larimer, Rebecca Espey, 1914-1915.

Elizabeth Caylor and Thornley Snyder, about 1916.

Elizabeth Caylor and Thornley Snyder, about 1916.

Miriam Harris and Marie Patterson.

Miriam Harris and Marie Patterson.

Spencer Pride, Roy Jones and Norman Moore.

Spencer Pride, Roy Jones and Norman Moore.

Cowanshannock Teachers, Undated.

Cowanshannock Teachers, Undated.

Renado Zuccelli and Bill Hockenberry.

Renado Zuccelli and Bill Hockenberry.

Jim Dickey at Valley Motors.

Jim Dickey at Valley Motors.

Howard and Nannie Mae (Patterson) Boyer.

Howard and Nannie Mae (Patterson) Boyer.

Andrew Jackson Rearick (1859-1891) and Elizabeth (Boyer) Rearick (1864-1938).

Andrew Jackson Rearick (1859-1891) and Elizabeth (Boyer) Rearick (1864-1938).

Rural Valley Baseball Team, Undated.

Rural Valley Baseball Team, Undated.

Lukehart Family Reunion, August 24, 1918.

Lukehart Family Reunion, August 24, 1918.

An Event at the Opera House, Undated.

An Event at the Opera House, Undated.

Angeline (Foy) Rearick (1854-1919)

Angeline (Foy) Rearick (1854-1919)

Lukehart Family Reunion, August 24, 1918 - Closeup # 3.

Lukehart Family Reunion, August 24, 1918 - Closeup # 3.

Unknown, perhaps a Rearick or a Colton.

Unknown, perhaps a Rearick or a Colton.

Lukehart Family Reunion, August 24, 1918 - Closeup # 1.

Lukehart Family Reunion, August 24, 1918 - Closeup # 1.

Lukehart Family Reunion, August 24, 1918 - Closeup # 2.

Lukehart Family Reunion, August 24, 1918 - Closeup # 2.

Amos Yount,  78th Birthday Party, 1954.

Amos Yount, 78th Birthday Party, 1954.

Sarah (McCurdy) Ewing (1800?-1882)

Sarah (McCurdy) Ewing (1800?-1882)

Frances Enterline, Edna (White) Schrecengost, Evelyn Thomas and Edith Rairie.

Frances Enterline, Edna (White) Schrecengost, Evelyn Thomas and Edith Rairie.

Maggie Ramer, Roy Smith and Alice Hill.

Maggie Ramer, Roy Smith and Alice Hill.

Beer Family, 1874.

Beer Family, 1874.

Last updated on July 30, 2020