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Portrait of Virginia Spiker Hottel as a young woman.

It is likely the photograph was taken about the time she graduated from Toms Brook High School.

Virginia was born in Maurertown to Sydney and Flossie (Borden) Spiker.

She became a nurse…
Photograph of Daniel Spiker.

Spiker was born in Mt. Olive/North Mountain on November 4 1853 to parents Ezra and Rebecca Spiker. He married Fannie Funkhouser in 1881 and, following her death in 1913, married Margaret Wallace of Brooklyn New York…
Portrait of Delane Keller as a young woman. Born in Maurertown in 1902, she was the daughter of Philip Nevin and Mary Roberta Spiker Keller. Her siblings were Louise Keller Holland, Irving L., and Philip N. Keller. She died in 1995 in Woodstock. Her…
Family photograph of Sam and Nan Bauserman, seated, with two of their children, Harold (standing behind them) and Doris Emma (on the right).

The Bausermans were from Maurertown.

Their daughter, Doris, married Harry Bagnell, Sr. and lived with…
Portrait of Fred B. Spiker in his MMA uniform. Fred taught music at MMA in Woodstock.
James H. Spiker, seated, with his wife, Annie E. (Miller) Spiker beside him. The couple was married in 1864, during the Civil War.
Portrait of Annie E. (Miller) Spiker in her later years.
Portrait of Heber L. Wolverton wearing a suit and tie.

Heber was born near Saumsville, the son of John W. (1870-1966) and Maggie Elizabeth (Spiker) (1867-1945) Wolverton. He grew up on his family’s farm and both the 1910 and 1920 censuses found…
The name, "Harry Spikre" appears to be written on the glass plate of this image of a woman and young boy posed together.

We believe "Spikre" should be "Spiker", a more common Shenandoah Valley name.
Portrait of Virginia (Spiker) Hottel as a young woman.

She was born and raised near Mount Olive and was the daughter of Sidney & Flossie Borden Spiker.

In 1947, Virginia married Daniel Snyder "Danny" Hottel (1925-2020) and spent the rest of her…
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