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Sylvanus Mumaw and Family

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Dublin Core

Title

Sylvanus Mumaw and Family

Subject

Mumaw, Romanus "Pete" Frederick (1891-1954)
Dellinger, Gertie Selena (Mumaw) (1889-1981)
Mumaw, John Arthur (1885-1963)
Baker, Bertha "Bertie" May (Mumaw) (1882-1942)
Coffman, Lydia (Mumaw) (1880-1950)
Funkhouser, Mary Frances "Molly" (Mumaw) (1875-1941)
Mumaw, Samantha Angela Virginia (Showman) (1853-1916)
Mumaw, Sylvanus David (1850-1924)

Description

Photo of an older photograph of Sylvanus and Virginia (Showman) Mumaw with six of their children. Another child of theirs, William H. Mumaw, died in 1879, only 2 years old, and well before this photograph was taken.

Identified (l to r) are: Romanus "Pete" Mumaw, Gertie (Mumaw) Dellinger, John Mumaw, Bertha "Bertie" (Mumaw) Baker, Lydia (Mumaw) Coffman, Mary Frances "Molly" (Mumaw) Funkhouser, Virginia (Showman) Mumaw, and Sylvanus Mumaw.

The original photograph was taken in 1904. This copy was made later, circa 1942.

Sylvanus and Virginia married in 1874. They farmed near Conicville all their lives. Both are buried in Conicville, as are most of their children.

Creator

Morrison Studio

Source

Morrison Studio Collection - Shenandoah County Historical Society

Publisher

Shenandoah County Library

Date

1904 (original image)
Labelled "July 1942" on box of plates.

Contributor

Identified by Diane Miller Warren, who had the same photo at home along with a second photo taken the same day with the same people, but also including her mother, who was then a 3-4 month old baby, born in March 1904.

Rights

IN COPYRIGHT - NON-COMMERCIAL USE PERMITTED

Relation

Gertie Mumaw Dellinger appears in Morrison Studio Collection images 001127, 011177, 008421.

Identifier

008421

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Glass Negative

Citation

Morrison Studio, “Sylvanus Mumaw and Family,” Shenandoah County Library Archives, accessed June 16, 2024, https://archives.countylib.org/items/show/29190.

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