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Circa 1888 photo of Leslie William & Orvel Charles Lady
Posted by: Paul Peterson (ID *****2235) Date: August 27, 2011 at 17:44:36
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I purchased in Grants Pass, OR, the subject undated studio portrait of two young boys taken by W. P. Johnson, Salem, OR. It is identified on the back of the mount:

"Bro Yank + Minnie's sons
Leslie & Orvil Lady"

These brothers appear in Public Member Trees posted on They are listed in the 1900 Census data for Willamina Precinct, Yamhill Co., OR. Leslie is also listed in the 1910 Census data for South Sheridan Precinct, Yamill Co., OR; the 1920 Census data for Forest Grove (resided at 320 ?), Washington Co., OR; and the 1930 Census data for Cascade Precinct (resided in a lumber camp), Valley Co., ID. Orvel is also listed in the 1917 Census data for the Virgin Islands of the U.S. (resided in Marine Barracks, Charlotte Amalie); and the 1930 Census data for Kansas City (resided at 2506 Elmwood), Jackson Co., MO. Both are included in the "Social Security Death Index."

Leslie William Lady, born 11 May 1885 in Ballston, Yamhill Co., OR, died 9 Nov 1962 in Meadows, Bonner Co., ID, and Orvel Charles Lady, born 3 Feb 1888 in Ballston, Yamhill Co., OR, died 11 Jan 1964 in Marion, Marion Co., OR, were sons of Leander Yank Lady (1861-1928) and Minnie Vietta Wilson (1865-1912). Leslie married Daisy May Fletcher (1889-1972) and had a daughter, Devota Belle Lady (1908-2005). Orvel married Grace May (1889-) and that couple had a daughter, Grace May Lady (1908-). Orvel also married Lottie Alma Vonderlieth (1898-1964) and that couple had nine children, including Alma Theo Lady (1921-1983), Thelma Lee Lady (1927-2006), Orvel Edward Lady (1928-1983), and Earl Lieth Lady (1933-1972).

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