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  • Collection: People: Portraits and Groups

Noble Sisters and Rowleys Thompsons.jpg
Photo of the Noble, Rowley and Thompson families taken at the Thompson farm, 550 Main Road, Granville, MA. some time around 1914. Pictured are: Standing L-R: Mary Evaline "Mattie" (Noble) Rowley (1868-1957); her sister Lucy Eliza (Noble) Thompson…

Phelon Austin 100 Birthday 001.jpg
A grainy newspaper item from 1966 when Mr. Austin Taylor Phelon celebrated his 100th birthday with family. Mr. Phelon was born in Granville on November 29, 1866, not long after the Civil War ended in 1865. He died just short of his 101st birthday on…

Carpenter Elizabeth Postmaster Oath 1983 01034-9579.jpg
Obituary Announcement for Elizabeth "Betty" Carpenter:GRANVILLE- Elizabeth “Betty” A. (Gurney) Carpenter 85, ascended into the journey of everlasting life, on Thursday March 2, 2017; in the care and comfort of her loving family. Betty was born on…

Granville History - Clark wedding.pdf
Found among documents in the estate of Dorothy M. Cusson, (d. 2010), who resided at 431 Main Rd., (f. 59 Maple St.), by her daughter, Rene Ellinger. I believe the Clarks were married in the house that still stands at 431 Main Rd.

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Farm w 2 women and man-8850.jpg
Chris Levandowski provided information on the "mystery house" and people featured here, which was the subject of a Granville-Tolland community group post on November 26, 2022:"I don't recognize the house. However, I immediately recognized the older…

Yarmitsky Omansky Family.jpg
The Yarmitsky family. Location believed to be the old Harger place (now gone) on Sheets Road. These two pictures may have been taken on the same day based on the clothing being worn.

This family suffered a terrible loss when the grandmother was…

Noble Rowley Wilcox Ovesen 1951 06 25 Granville.jpg
Photo taken on June 25, 1951. Five women born in Granville in the 1860's. Reason for their reunion is unknown but the photo was in the Granville Library scrapbook.

Jolly Eight Grand Canyon 1923 06 20 BW-8993.jpg
In 1923 Granville brothers Herb and Ralph Hiers were part of a group known as "The Jolly Eight" who crossed the United States in their automobiles.The chronicles of the group were recorded in a book which was published under the title, "The Jolly…

Seymour Wackerbarth Lloyd M Hunt White G Hunt Goodrich tintype-8992.jpg
An old tintype photo of:
Back Row L-R: Laura Seymore (Seymur?), Fannie Root Wackerbarth, Mabel Lloyd
Front Row Seated L-R: Myrtie Hunt, Lottie White, Grace Hunt, Ida Goodrich
Date and place are unknown but this would be a very late tintype based…

Bodurtha Samuel Martha Elmer 1896.jpg
Martha "Mattie" Morgan (Fenn) Bodurtha Born: 3/13/1855, Wallingford, Conn.Married: Samuel Salmon Bodurtha, 12/14/1877, West Granville, Mass.Died: 8/24/1934, Agawam, Mass. Children: Elmer Fenn Bodurtha, b. 12/19/1884, Agawam, Mass.; d. 8/21/1963,…

Nelson Harold and Jack-8863.jpg
Harold T. Nelson, Jr. (1924-1980) and the Nelson family dog Jack. About 1936, at the Nelson/Aldrich family farm on West Hartland Road, West Granville, Massachusetts.
Harold Nelson was a veteran who served in the Army during World War II.

Roberts S M Truck-8861.jpg
Information provided by Richard Roberts, 06 May 2022:"Stephen Monroe Roberts! Steve and and his wife Gladys (Barnes) Roberts lived on Holden Hill, off of Blandford Road in Granville, where he grew apples, blueberries, and peaches. He served his…
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