Jasper County, Illinois
School Class Pictures

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




Newton Grade School
1906


Newton School
T
his picture was made at Newton Grade school in 1906 when Emma Trainor was the teacher and Charles Bevis was the principal. Sibyl Crowley of 721 West Wasington, Newton, is the owner of the photo which shows only the youngest children in school at the time.
First row, left to right: Katherine Parker, Mable Williams, Ada Sutton, Hazel Stanley, Dorothy Utterback, Isabel Anderson, Mable Weaver, -- Leamon, Nellie Sims, Myrtle Ellis, Edna Thompson, Ada Davis, Mable Teets, Nellie Anderson, Mayme Kissinger.
Second row: Norma Neese, ----, Ira Leamon, - Trowlaugh, Gladys Batman.
Third row: Charles Bevis, Wayne Black, Tony Smith, --Leengoot, Ashbel Berry, Glen Umstead, Ed Wilson, John Neese, Orley Snyder, --, --, --, Emma Trainor

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




Newton Grade School
1906 - 6th Grade Class



Students of the Sixth Grade at Newton Public school were photographed with their teacher, the former Ethel Shup, in 1906. Mrs. Oma (Payne) Peneton of Newton is owner of the picture. The teacher, now Mrs. Ethel Wright, lives in Burbank, Cal.
From left to right, first row: Bertha (Matthews) Gleason, Marie (Parks) Bevis, Lucile (Burton) Goetzman, Olive Clark, Hazel (Barrett) Newton, Vivian (Kibler) Cramer, Nellie (Skelton) McFarland, Lela Jones, Nora (Jasper) Ross, Leone (Wakefield) Kasserman, Vere (Kibler) Sims;
Second row: Mrs. Ethel (Shup) Wright, teacher, Roy Bevis, Walter Jones, James Kissinger, Ursel McKinley, Oma (Payne) Peneton, Okal Batman, Della (Cathcart) Lowe, --- Kerner, --- Kerner;
Third row: Frank Clark, Charles Black, Hallie Stanley, Noel Kennett, Homer Kasserman, Harry Payne, Ralph Smith and Ivan Carter.

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


Newton School
1906 - 2nd Grade

1906 - 2nd Grade

This picture was taken at the Newton Grade school in 1906, showing the second grade. George H. Payne of Newton owns the photo
First row: Nellie Martin Reed, Ruth Jones Kasserman, ---, Maud and Claude Carter, ---, Hannah Johnson, Marjorie Hersch, Hazel Dancy Nottingham, ---, ---, Ruth Franke.
Second row: Elma Kibler, teacher, George Howard Payne, Joe Vanderhoof, Ray Jackson, Fred Sims, Roy Utley, Cecil Metheny, Oscar Weaver, --- Leomon, Gladys Haynes, Neva Short,Mary Mann.

Third row: Cecil Beeman, Dewey Connor, John Hauk, Tommy Kerner, Clarence Musgrove, ---, Pearl Snyder, Raymond Kibler, Maynard Spencer, George Kasserman, Harry Letsinger, Dorsey Bruner.

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



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