Friday, December 12, 2014

The McDonald & Selker Cousins - 1920's

The McDonald and Selker cousins photographed in the 1920's in Clarion, Clarion County, Pennsylvania. The Joseph W. Selker house is to the right of the children. The Joseph W. Selker Cigar Factory is to the left of the children.

Michelle M. Murosky: The McDonald Collection &emdash; McDonald & Selker Cousins
Left to Right: Mary Eugenia McDonald, Helen Lucille Selker, 
Leopold George Selker Jr. & Frances Winifred McDonald 

The cousins shown are the children of Selker Siblings Leopold George Selker Sr. and Frances Philomena Selker.  Leopold and Frances are the children of Joseph William Selker and Frances Philomena Guth.

The McDonald girls are the children of Loraine Anthony McDonald and Frances Philomena Selker
  • Frances Winifred McDonald (18 March 1920 - 10 December 2004) 
  • Mary Eugenia McDonald (22 January 1922 - 09 April 1998)
The Selker siblings are the children of Leopold George Selker, Sr. and Katherine V. Hartle.
  • Leopold George Selker Jr. (28 July 1918 - 27 June 1973
  • Helen Lucille Selker (25 August 1920 - 14 June 1941)
The photo was found in the Frances Philomena Selker Collection. The back of the photograph was labeled with the children's names. Photographer Unknown. Editing and digital restoration by Michelle M. Murosky.

Mary Eugenia McDonald is my paternal grandmother. Her sister Frances Winifred McDonald is my great aunt. Leopold George Selker, Jr, and Helen Lucille Selker are my 1st cousins 2x removed.  Joseph William Selker and Frances Philomena Guth are out common great grandparents. They are my 2nd great grandparents and grandparents to all of the children in this photograph.

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