Saturday, February 27, 2016

Anna Gertrude Selker - Wedding Attendant

Anna Gertrude Selker, the youngest daughter of Joseph William Selker and Frances Philomena Guth, was born August 11, 1907 in Clarion, Clarion County, Pennsylvania. At age 21, she married Francis Thomas Shannon Sr. on August 21, 1928.

Anna is included in a series of unknown wedding photographs as a wedding attendant. The other individuals in the photographs are currently not identified. The back of one of the photographs is stamped "Carl and Don Clarion, Pa". The date of the wedding is also unknown but it likely took place in the 1920's due to the style of the bride's veil and headdress.
Michelle M. Murosky: The Selker Collection &emdash; Unknown Wedding
Unknown Formal Wedding Portrait
The only individual currently identified is Anna Gertrude Selker standing in the back on the right.

Michelle M. Murosky: The Selker Collection &emdash; Unknown Wedding
Wedding Snapshot
Unkown man with Anna Gertrude Selker
The back of the photograph is stamped "Carl and Don Clarion, PA"


These photographs were included in the Frances Philomena Selker Collection. Frances Philomena Guth appears to have passed the photographs down to her daughter Frances Philomena Selker. Frances' daughter Mary Eugina McDonald ended up with her mother's photo collections which is time were handed down to me. Photographer Unknown. Editing and digital restoration by Michelle M. Murosky.

Anna Gertrude Selker is my 2nd Great Aunt. Her sister Francs Philomena Selker is my great grandmother. Her daughter Mary Eugenia McDonald my paternal grandmother. 

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