Sunday, April 15, 2007

McDowells and Piatts and Freudenbergs in New York State

From left to right: Margaret Piatt (1879-1952) second wife of Bill McDowell; William Nathan McDowell (1882-1966) wearing a tie and vest; Nora Belle Piatt (1874-1955), the second wife of Algernon Skinner and sister of Margaret Piatt; Merle McCarter (1903-2001) wife of Asa McDowell; Algernon E. Skinner (1867-1943) wearing his stetson hat; Ralph Freudenberg (1903-1980) wearing William McDowell's derby; and Asa Auston McDowell (1899-1958), the brother of William McDowell, and he is wearing a tie and jacket.

Photograph taken by Nora Belle Conklin (1902-1963), wife of Ralph Freudenberg and daughter of Nora Piatt from her first husband.