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Karr-Bean-Makely Families

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100 year anniversary

100 Year Anniversary of Karr Settlement in Karr Valley From a Karr family reunion about 1900, my grandmother Ethel Eugenia Karr is the little girl standing in the center front i...(more)

Altie Karr

Altie Karr I believe,but, am not sure that this is Altie Karr , the wife of Samuel Karr ,the civil war soldier who is the brother of Charles Karr or in other words my Grand...(more)


Another Makely Runion, Later This one is a Makely Reunion taken in the teens or twenties, my grandmother Ethel has dark hair and is an adult sitting on the porch floor center. b...(more)


Back of GGGrandfatherMackley photo I assume that means Ethel's Great Grandfather; I dont know why the last name is spelled differently other than it may have been changed in lat...(more)

Bean Collage

Collage that I made of a picture that was in the envelope, very small old print and a rose from either John or Harriets funeral that was saved by my grandfather Berten B Bean Su...(more)

Berten B Bean

Berten Bean Far right with classmates Submitted by Barbara Quider.

Berten B Beanfloor

Berten Bean Right side on floor Submitted by Barbara Quider

Berten Bean and Charles Karr on HorseCopy

Charles Karr on his horse old Dan The boy is my dad, Berten Charles Bean who passed away this past November at the age of 87. He and my grandmother have told me many storie...(more)

Charles Karr and babyCopy

This one is Charles Karr and one of his grandchildren , possibly Phylis, I am not sure. on the back is a prayer that he wrote, it goes as follows: Our dear Heavenly Father,...(more)

Charles and Ella Karr on sleighrideCopy

Charles & Ella Karr On sleigh ride submitted by Barbara Quider.

Clinton Makely and Garland Karr

This one is in silhouette and is labeled Clinton Makely and Garland Karr at Lindenwood with their horses. They are cousins Submitted by Barbara Quider.

Could be PotatosHorses and sledCopy

Horse & sleigh Could be potatoes Submitted by Barbara Quider.


Ellis & Beth Karr Ellis Karr is the son of Charles Karr and his first wife who was a McHenry. Ellis and Beth Karr had no children and lived on Charles Karrs farm and later bough...(more)


Elmer E. Ferry This one also from Ella Makely Karr , it is a stamp about two inches by one and a half inches with perforated edges and glue still on the back.It says Elmer E Fer...(more)

Ethel and Garland KarrCopy

This is a picture of my grandmother , Ethel Eugenia Karr, and her brother Garland Karr, both born and grew up in the Karr Valley. Submitted by Barbara Quider.

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