Jasper County, Illinois
School Class Pictures

(Most, if not all of these pictures were published in the Newton Press-Mentor throughout the years.)


Frazier School - 1904

This picture of the Frazier School was taken in 1904 when Vivian James was the teacher. It was brought to the P-M by Clem Nichols.


[The students are not in straight lines, so some of the names are duplicated]

First row: Dan Stainbrook, Emery Hurst, Dewey Sowers, Cuba Clark, Ivan Darling, Ida Reisner, Nola Allen, Edith Watt (circled), Kate Webb, Ola Allen, Maggie Allen and Carl Hurst.
Second row: Austin Hamilton, Omer Goldsby, Oscar Sowers, Doris Frazier, Arlie Sowers, Clara Allen, Inez Webb, Oscar Kennedy, Stella Watt
(circled), Ben Sowers and Mack Hampsten.
Third row: Ed Ward, Frank LeMay, Elmer Sowers, Myrna Sowers, Sarah Linthicum, Alice Diel, Anna Stainbrook, Harrison Sowers, Lawrence Graham, Laurel Graham and Ezra Hamilton.
[LAST TWO ROWS]
Ross Clark, Harry Diel, Oscar Webb, Lester Webb, Ozzie Graham, Hiram Clark, Lawrence Graham, Laurel Graham and Ezra Hamilton.
Ross Clark, Harry Diel, Oscar Webb, Lester Webb, Ozzie Graham, Hiram Clark, Lawrence Carey, Vivian James, teacher, Mary Sowers, Jennie Webb, Bessie Frazier, Elmer Carey and Elza Goldsby.
[Contributed to Genealogy Trails by Rhonda Swisher; transcribed by K. Torp]


Frazier School
1911

Frazier School
This scene is the Frazier School in 1911 when Belle Clark was the teacher.
First row: Mae Goldsby, Leo Goldsby, ---, Bertha Kennedy, Edith Kennedy, Vernice (Reisner) Webb, Ivy Sowers, Neva Goldsby, Howard Clark.
Second row: Edith Edwards, Alice (McElravy) Camp, Otis Sowers, Lola Sowers Cox, Ruth (Coad) Reisner, Ethel (Kennedy) Rizsinger, Ola Allen, Nola Allen, Ernest Myers, Roy Reisner, Guy Ware, Victor Reisner
Third row: Doris (Frazier) Slane, Gladys (Sowers) Hunt, Nina (Myers) Moody, Dasie Goldsby, Belle Clark, Teacher, Myrna (Sowers) Cary, Arlie (Sowers) Wilson

[Contributed to Genealogy Trails by Rhonda Swisher; transcribed by K. Torp]



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