Some of the surnames and given names in the album begun 1885 by Maggie Darby in Clinton County, OH include the following:
CHAPMAN: Franclios?; Minnie
COORS? spelling in doubt: Sherman
CRAMER: H. L.
CURLES or CUSLES: Ella; Homer
DARBY: E. L.; E. P.;Maggie; Willa
DECK: J. C.; M. C.
DENISTON: Anna; Bessie; Maggie
GIRTON: Ottilie ? G.
HILL: G. C.
HONEY: C.M.; E.; Rose
JACKSON ?: Harley W.
LARUWILL/LARVILL/LAURVILL?: B.; Leorna; Jennie
LINDSEY: Eva R.; Lara
MILLER: Cora; Grace; Myrtle; Nina
MOON: Alice L.; Ina; J. G.; Lucy E. Mary E.; Winifrede Volz
MURPHY: Bille; Thursa
OLIVER: Annis C.; Hattie
SYMONS: W. L.
TRIBBET: E. D.
VOLZ: Winifrede Moon
WRIGHT: John; William S.
YOUNG: Ella; Flora
If anyone has information about any of these folks from the autograph album of Maggie Darby 1885 - 1928 in or around Westboro, Ohio, I would appreciate hearing from you. Once the transcription is posted on-line, I will post the link to the images and information in a message to this forum.
I close with a typical inscription from the album. Perhaps someone is interested in seeing what their grandmother, great-grandmother, or great-great-grandmother expressed to Maggie Darby so many years ago:
"Friend Maggie, When the name that I write here is dim on the page And the leaves of your album are yellow with age Still think of me kindly and do not forget That where ever I am I remember you yet. Your friend and schoolmate, Bessie Deniston, Westboro, Ohio, January 6, 1886."
BTW, I bought the album in an antique store in Lebanon, OH about three years ago.
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