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Martinsburg School Photos

Great pictures! But names of many are unknown.
Please contact the County Coordinator if you can help with identification.

Martinsburg Students circa 1910-1920

Circa 1910-1920.
Names  unknown.

1912 Boys 4th through 7th grades

Written on the blackboard - grades 4, 5, 6, 7, boys.

Second from left in the front row is Benjamin Wilson Sylvester, adopted son of Wilson Sylvester.
Contributed by Deb Bowen and confirmed by her uncle as his father.

Ben later moved to Burlington, Iowa, where he married Margaret Fairbanks and fathered 7 children.
He died in an accident when working as an electrician at the Iowa Ordnance Plant
in Middletown, Iowa, in October 1941, when he was 43 years old.

Martinsburg circa 1925

Back row, L-R, Fred Switzer, Everett Jones, Harold McCreery, Harold Sutton, Merl Zepp
Front row, L-R, Coach _____, Unknown, Kenneth Day, Unknown

Contributed by Mary Martin.

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