Bethany School, Douglas County, Missouri
Front row L to R: Byron Pease (b 1891), Jeff Loring, Byron
Isabel, Rosco Harrison, Edgar Whalin, Wayne Rico, unknown.
Second row: Lee Sympson, Lucy Williams, Clara Bennett, Alice Williams,
Susie Harrison, Miss Harris, teacher; Susie
Pease (b 1893), Cassie Cearley, Lola Thompson, Sallie McCarty.
Third row: Harry Hympson, Elza Nash, Tom Kirkman, Bill Wheat, Dora
Wheat, Daisy Bennett, unknown, Maude
Willard, Hattie Wheat, Medie
Willard, Dora McCarty, Minnie McCarty.
Fourth row: Bill Rice, Bob Campbell, John Chambers, Silas Dobbs,
Ed Dobbs, Alice Harrison, Lena Whalin, Alice Loring, Bertha Whalin, Sallie
Isabel, Russell Pease (b 1887), Norton Pease (b 1890), Huba Harrison.
Fifth row: Arthur Loring, Matt Isabel, Etta Harrison, Edna Rice,
Lizzie Dobbs, Minnie Dobbs, American Alexander, Esta Harrison, Cora Campbell,
Nela Whalin, Charley Rice, Claude Isabel.
[This picture was published in the West Plains Daily Quill, June
22, 1965. You can order a copy of it by calling Jill at the Quill at
Below is Bethany School, Douglas County, Missouri. Minnie
Pease, teacher. Must have been about 1915.
Her niece, Maymie
Lindesmith (with line above her head)
Some of her younger siblings are also at this school. Jack (with yellow
X), and probably Opal (with a red X)
If you know who any others are, please email me!
would like to check my database to see if the information on your family
is correct, go to my ancestor
file then search for the name of one of your ancestors. (Only those
born before 1930 or no longer living are listed by name. I have names of
the living, but they are not displayed in the online database.) Please
email me if there are any corrections