Dickville SchoolThis school was located in what is now Morrow Mountain State Park, not far from the Dr. Francis Kron home site. It's thought this photo was taken about 1905. Some names are known. Move your mouse cursor over each face to find the names that are known.
The picture, names and the dates are from Alberta Lowder Boggan's book Our Children's Heritage.
Placing your mouse cursor over the faces will reveal the names.
Circa - 1905
Front row (l to r) 1. Guy Miller, 2. Nishie Clodfelter, 3. Elzie Lowder, 4. Reed Fesperman, 5. Shellie Kirk, 6-9 unidentified, 10. Effie Lowder, 11-12 unidentified 13. Annie Fesperman, 14. Vera Lowder (sitting in forefront), 15-16 unidentified,
Second row (l to r) 1. Mark Fesperman, 2. Will Lowder, 3. Holly Dick, 4. Floyd Clodfelter, 5. Mandy Fesperman, 6. Fannie Dennis, 7. Minnie Dennis, 8. Ethel Lowder, 9. Ester Fesperman, 10. Lottie Martin Smith (teacher), 11. Carrie Dennis, 12. Kronie Lowder, 13. Barney Dennis, 14. John Dennis
Relationship of some of the children in the photo:
by Jane Hartsell Brown
Children of David Tillman Lowder: Will Lowder, Kronie Lowder, & Ethel Lowder
Children of Ben F Lowder (& grandchildren of David Tillman Lowder): Elzie Lowder, Effie Lowder, & Vera Lowder.
Children of Sara Josephine Lowder & Harris Dennis (& grandchildren of David Tillman Lowder): Fannie Dennis, Minnie Dennis, Carrie Dennis, Barney Dennis, & John Dennis
Children of Alfred & Emily Russell Clodfelter: Nishie Clodfelter & Floyd Clodfelter
Emily Russell Clodfelter and Ann Eliza Russell Lowder (wife of Ben F Lowder) were sisters - making Nishie & Floyd Clodfelter first cousins to Ben F Lowder’s children.
Teacher, Lottie Martin Smith later became the second wife of Ben F Lowder in 1918.