(7) (Vol. 1, #1131) Family of Grover Ayers Earls and Eva Salina Lumbard Earls taken in 1912 in Joliet, Illinois. Back row, left to right, Angelica Gladys 1901-1973, Jeanie Ella 1898-1969, Mable Emma 1896-1947, Alice Flora 1891-1980, Gracie Gloria 1889-1966, Elsie Mary 1894-1984, Esther Parnel 1892-1964, Ada Ruth 1899-1990; front row, left to right: Clarence Henry 1888-1975, Eva Salina 1867-1930, Dorothy Loretta (baby) born 1911, Edna Pearl born 1908, Grover Ayers 1862-1941, Eva Marguerette 1903-1978, and Mildred Hattie 1905-1984. The Earl family lived on Roosevelt Ave., Joliet, Illinois at the time of this picture. Their daughter, Edna, remembers going to have the picture taken in her red dress, when the dress didn’t show red on the picture she was so sad. This unique family’s first child was a son, they then had twelve daughters, all children born lived on to adulthood. Submitted by Mildred M. Davis, R. #1, Box 189, Peotone, IL 60468.
Source: 1978 Everton’s Genealogical Helper.
Item submitted to Will County ILGenWeb by Sharon (Hartzell) Smith.