1897 photo of Verne Hobart Nye, and 1899 & 1900 photos of Margaret Inez Nye
I purchased the subject set of studio portraits earlier today in Fremont (Niles District), Alameda Co., CA.
The earliest photo of a male infant, taken by O. L. Hutchings, Marshall, MO, is identified on the back of the mount:
"Verne Hobart Nye
Born Dec 14 1896
Verne Hobart Nye
A photo of a female infant is identified on the back of the mount:
"Margaret Inez Nye
Age 3 month
Born April 16th 1899.
Malta Bend, MO"
A second photo of the same girl is identified on the back of the mount:
"Margaret Inez Nye
Age 15 month"
and is inscribed on the front of the mount:
Milton glad to see
This brother and sister pair appear in a public member tree posted on ancestry.com.They are listed in the 1900 and 1910 Census data for Grand Pass Township, Malta Bend, Saline Co., MO.Margaret Inez (shown as Inez Margaret in some records) is also listed in the 1920 and 1930 Census data for Grand Pass Township, Malta Bend (resided on Slate Street), Saline Co., MO.Verne Hobart is also listed in the 1930 Census data for Chicago (resided at 1430-6 North La Salle Street), Cook Co., IL.
Verne Hobart Nye, born 14 Dec 1896 in MO, died 31 May 1981 in Monrovia, Los Angeles Co., CA, and Margaret Inez Nye, born 16 Apr 1899 in Salt Springs, Saline Co., MO, died 12 Dec 1970 in Huntington Beach, Orange Co., CA, were children of a farmer/mail carrier, John George Nye, born 28 Jan 1870 in Laynesville, MO, died 23 Mar 1960 in Marshall, Saline Co., MO, and Cynthia Alice Payne, born 25 Nov 1868 in Londonberry, Ross Co., OH, died 28 Aug 1928 in Malta Bend, Saline Co., MO.
Margaret Inez Nye married a house painter/decorator, Earl James Vanstone, born 8 May 1887 in Malta Bend, Saline Co., MO, died 13 Jun 1961 in Whittier, Los Angeles Co., CA.The couple had two children: Martha Virginia Vanstone, born about 1920 in MO, and James E. Vanstone, born about 1922 in MO.
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