Miscellaneous photos of Miami, Saline, MO, found in the collection of Wilbert S. Myers, c.1887-1905 Back to HomePage

ADDITIONAL PHOTOS OF PEOPLE AND PLACES

MIAMI, SALINE, MO

1887 - 1905



The following photos were found in the albums of Wilbert S. Myers. Some are identified, others are not. As requested earlier, if anyone recognizes the unknown subjects of these photos, please let me know at my e-mail: [email protected].

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Map of Miami and surrounding townshipsFirst.... a partial map
of Saline County, MO, showing
the township of Miami and
some surrounding towns
that are frequently mentioned
in the diaries of W. S. Myers























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Below is a photo of the Baptist Church. The inscription on the photo was "some Miami weather." The photo was not dated.
The Baptist Church and High Street in some Miami weather








Newton McKendree MyersAt left is a photo of Newton McKendree Myers (1856-1945), older brother of W. S. Myers. He was married to Mattie Saufley, of Miami, and they lived in Marshall, MO.


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Mr. Sterrett, Staunton, VAPicured at left is "Mr. Sterrett, of Staunton, VA, the man Wilbert Sterrett Myers was named after.
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Dr. Amos A. WheelerThis is Amos Alexander Wheeler as a young man (1842-1917). He was the father of Emma Wheeler Myers.

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Addie Belle Myers

Far right is a photo of Addie Belle Myers, sister of Wilbert S. Myers. She was born in 1861 and died in 1877, of consumption, at the age of 15. She is buried in Miami Cemetery.

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David VaughanDavid Vaughan (1823-1901). He was the maternal grandfather of Emma Wheeler, owned a Lumber and Implement Business in Miami, and is buried in the Christian Cemetery there.
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Elizabeth Hardesty VaughanElizabeth Hardesty Vaughan. She was the wife of David Vaughan and the maternal grandmother of Emma Wheeler.
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Clarence HaynieClarence Haynie, employee of Myers Bros. in Miami.


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Amos A. Wheeler and Alice S. VaughanAt left is a photo of Amos Alexander Wheeler and his first wife, Alice Shryock Vaughan (1848-1891). Together they had eight children.
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Louisa Hyett WheelerThis is Louisa Huyett Wheeler, second wife of Dr. A. A. Wheeler. She was always called "Miss Lou"in the diaries. Together they had one child, Angelica (Angie).


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George HaynieThis is George Haynie, friend of W. S. Myers and long time resident of Miami.
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Home of George Haynie in 1911














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The 190l Football Team of Miami, MOI found this photo, at left, in one of W. W. Myers' scrapbooks, proving there was football in 1901! No one was identified.
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Fishing, somewhere around Miami










Above....another "fishing expedition" around the Miami area. No date on the photo.
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THE FOLLOWING PHOTOS WERE TAKEN AFTER 1905

Miami Cemetery 1997This is a photo of Miami Cemetery looking down the hill to Highway 41.

















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The main street of old Miami, 1997This is a look at the old business district of Miami as it appeared in 1997.

















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Perhaps the old bank building in MiamiThis is the old building that you see down the road in the above picture. It may have been the old bank building, and appeared to be the only brick building of a former era that was still standing.














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The Methodist Church in 1997, Miami, MOThis is the Methodist Church, Miami, Missouri, 1997.













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The Miami Post Office, 1997.This is the Miami Post Office in 1997. ZIP Code: 65344.
It is next door to the Methodist Church, above.

















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Mertens, Burns, and Wheeler tombstones, among others, 1997

























The tombstones of MERTENS, BURNS, and WHEELER are clearly visible, Miami Cemetery, 1997, looking down the hill toward Highway 41.
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Wib Myers and his brother, Lyttleton Emery MyersThis is a photo of Wilbert S. Myers and his brother, Lyttleton Emery Myers. The photo was taken in Glendale, CA, in the 1930's.
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Hazel and Wallace MyersPictured, left, are two of Lyt and Sunnie (Smith) Myers' children, Hazel and Wallace. They had six children: Mattie Marguerite, Harold James, Lina E., Hazel, Wallace, and Lyttleton, Jr.
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Lina E. and Hazel Myers, Glendale, CA, c.1900This is a photo of Hazel Myers (1895-1984) and her sister Lina E. Myers (1893-1970)


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The home of Retta and Jim Long, 1940'sAt right is the new home in Fairville, MO, of Henrietta Virginia (Retta) Myers and husband, Jim Long, in the 1930's.















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The James F. Vaughan FamilyThis is a family picture of James F. Vaughan and wife, Sue Anna Burnsides, Summer 1930. Pictured left to right (standing):Harry Vaughan and wife, Anna; SueAnn and Jim Vaughan; and youngest son, Elmer Vaughan. In front are Herbert Vaughan and daughter, Marilyn. The Vaughan's had three other children, not pictured: Laura Lee, David F. and Ralf L.


















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SOME ADDITIONAL PHOTOS FROM OLD MIAMI



An old Missouri River ferryboatAt left is a postal to "little" Robert W. Myers. I would guess that "Ella" is Ella Greenabaum, former neighbor in Miami, but I don't know who "Dottye" is.












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The cast of Six Cups of ChocolateAt left is a photo sent to W. S. Myers by his niece, Hallie Hudson. It pictures the cast of her school play, "The Six Cups of Chocolate." These young ladies lived in Boonville, MO. They are, from left to right: Gertrude Cosgrove, Bertha Johnstone, Jennie Ehle, Alice Walker, Hallie Hudson, and Maidie Elliott.
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High water scene, Miami, MONot the greatest of photos, but the only one I have showing the flooding of the Missouri River in the Miami area. Photo was undated.



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