Janesville Photographs submitted by Kris Watson

4H troop

Schoolboys with football.


The Boomer school was about a mile south of Janesville on old 218. Nothing remains of that building, but it was originally on land owned by the Boomer family. In the photo are Raymond Watson, Gerald Watson, twins Clyde and Clifford Boomer, Ralph Sunderlin, and Owen (Onions) Wright.


Family reunion before 1920 comprised of members of the Watson family, mostly descendants of Uriah or James Watson. Several families lived in the Janesville and Finchford area: Morse Watson, Belle Leckliter, Olla St. John, Mollie & Henry Crance.

Family reunion in Janesville.

Watson family reunion at Mollie Crance's.The Mollie Crance home was a few houses south of the old IOOF lodge. Picture taken before 1920.

Family reunion in Janesville. Baby in foreground is father of Kris Watson.


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