Historical items & Photos
& Daiby McDonald
Alvah Ferris (1808-1887) came from New York. He was married to Phoebe Delaney. Leander Ferris (1831-1904), son of Alvah & Phoebe, was the father of Alice who married Will Thompson. Alvah was also father of Ann McDonald who was the mother of Daiby McDonald, pictured with Birdie (photos above & below right).
|Will & Alice
(Ferris) Thompson, wedding photo
Daughter of Will Thompson & Alice Ferris
Mrs. Leander Ferris
Note: The brief 1882 biography of L. Ferris (Leander Ferris) states his 2nd wife was Annie Callahan. The above photo is most likely of her. His 1st wife, Caroline McDonald, died in 1869 & is buried in the Sand Cove cemetery...(sf)
Note: this is likely Thomas
R. O'Donnell, 1882-1958, s/o Richard & Mary (Ferris)
O'Donnell. There was at least one other (much older)
Thomas O'Donnell living in Sand Cove. He died in
& Mrs. Thomas O'Donnell
The name of Mrs. O'Donnell is unknown.
Photographer: C.W. Purrier, Inkster, N. Dak.
Lawrence 'Larry' Winge
Son of Andrew Winge & Carrie
O'Donnell, he was born in 1913. Enumerated on the 1915
Iowa State census as a 2 y/o living with his parents. In
1920 he a 7 y/o in the household of his grandmother Mary
O'Donnell. In 1940 he's living with his uncles Thomas
O'Donnell and Harry O'Donnell...(sf)
Tom & John O'Donnell
Unknown boys playing at the old Caughlin place. Do you recognize them?
The Caughlin place may have been the home of Maurice & Maria (Deegan) Caughlin, Bill's parents.
'Bill' Caughlin & daughter Gladys
Photo is ca1911/1912.
Gladys is an 8 y/o on the 1920 census, enumerated 1/5/1920. Her mother was Mary nee Kelley...(sf)
close-up of Bill & baby Gladys
Peter was the son of Peter & Mary (Temple) Boltz.
Boltz & her daughter Louise 'Lou'
Louise Boltz, daughter of Fred Boltz & Mary / Minnie Zuchow, born 12/3/1897. Photographed by Hawkeye Studio, Marion, Iowa
Jake Boltz & Bill McKee
Jacob 'Jake' Boltz was the son of Peter & Mary (Temple) Boltz.
& Caroline (Ferris) Doolittle
Freeman Doolittle was the son of Hiram E. &
Betsy Briggs. Freeman and Caroline were married at Sand Cove on
July 13, 1885...(sf)
& Frank Sadd
Jerushra E. Sadd
Jerusha Elizabeth Sadd, born 06/05/1881, was the daughter of Simon R. & Phoebe (Purrington) Sadd ...(sf)
Minnie Jarvis & sister
The 1895 Iowa State census, New Albin town enumerates 17 y/o Minnie Agusta Jarvis in the household of John & Jane Jarvis. Another daughter, Alley, is an infant in the household. Perhaps 'sister' is baby Alley... (sf)
War I soldier
Rouster farm, Irish Hollow
The people in the following photos are
not identified, but are thought to be Sand Cove
and vicinity residents
...... if you can give an ID, please email the website coordinator, include the title of the photo and explain how you identified them.
family in front of log home
unknown family on porch of 2 story house
unknown elderly man
family in winter
unknown men standing by a car
unknown threshers & children
unknown location next to river
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