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Re: Joseph W. Yardley and sons Arthur and Vinton.
Posted by: H. Kesinger (ID *****7322) Date: June 17, 2009 at 13:58:12
In Reply to: Re: Joseph W. Yardley and sons Arthur and Vinton. by raymond stallard of 348

The YARDLEY family from which I have many family photos and letters that I rescued from an antique shop in Kansas mention the following names and addresses:

TO: Mrs. J. W. Yardley, 1917 Hallock St., Kansas City, Kansas. "Dear Daughter Mabel . . ."
FROM: J. W. Bannon, Chetopa, Kansas. (1916)

TO: Mrs. Mabel Yardley/Mrs. J. W. Yardley, 1917 Hallock Street, Kansas City, Kansas.
FROM: Dad, Chetopa, Kansas. (1917)

TO: Mrs. J. W. Yardley, 435 North 17th Street, Kansas City, Kansas.
FROM: Alice, Cinderella Court, 4342 1/2 Florida St., San Diego, California. (1935)

TO: Mrs. J. W. Yardley, 435 N. 17th, Kansas City, KS.
FROM: Mother, Box 14, Chetopa, Kansas. (1937)

TO: Mrs. J. W. Yardley, 435 North 17th St., Kansas City, KS
FROM: Alice 87 S. Logan, postmarked Denver, CO. (1938)

New address for Alice: 1201 York St. S. mentioned in Sept. 27, 1933, letter to Mrs. J.W. (Mabel) Yardley from her mom (?) in Chetopa, Kansas.

Other names mentioned often in letters: Doris, Aunt Edith, Aunt Mabel, Donald, Joe, Dr. Von Tebre, Arthur, Aunt Edie.

Dozens of old unidentified photos. Cities mentioned on old photograph cards: Abilene, KS. Photo of Elmer E.Hollas (?), Pastor Mt. Pleasant Methodist Church, K.C.K. (Kansas City, Kansas) & Kansas City, Missouri. Photo of Marjorie. Photo of Alice 8 years old and 11 days before Ralph was 10 years old, taken January 22, 1916. On back of picture of four children (2 girls, 2 boys)is written "Mrs. Geo. Yardley, Lecompton, Kansas," taken at Jenson Studio, Topeka, Kansas. Photo of young lady taken in Chetopa, Kansas, and similar photo taken by Mitchell, S.W. Cor. 10th & Main, Kansas City, MO. Photo of young boy and photo of baby taken in Chetopa, Kansas. Photo of girl taken at Leavenworth, Kansas.

SOURCE OF PHOTOS/LETTERS: Antique dealer who purchased contents of Alma & Arthur Yardley's basement in Kansas City home.



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