The following message and photos were sent to us by Lee Ann Coon.
I have alot of relatives in the Newport and Beavertown area. My great grandfather was Daniel Beaver who married Almira McMaster first and then married Julia Ann Dillon of Beavertown. My grandfather was Donald McKay Cunningham of New Matamoras. My fourth great grandfather was David McKibben of Newport.
My mother was born in New Matamoras, Ohio and came to Michigan with her parents in 1936 where she met my dad.
Back row: Vivian Heddleson, Richard Heddleson, Charles (Link) Beaver
Front row: Roy(Brodie) Beaver, Robert Hill, Donald McKay Cunningham and Gladys (my mother sitting in front of Donald)
Back row: Charles(Link)Beaver, Ethel (Beaver)Beaver, Marie (Beaver) Cunningham (my grandmother), Robert Hill. Blanche (Beaver) Hill.
Middle row: Richard Heddleson, Grace (Beaver) Heddleson, Vivian Heddleson, Fred Heddleson, Hazel (Beaver) Beaver, Lillian Cunningham, Gladys (Cunningham) McPhee (my mother), all you can see is her face, Darrell (Bud) Beaver, Roy (Brodie) Beaver and Garnet Beaver. Lyle Beaver sitting out front.
They always had picnics on Parr Hill. These are the five daughters of Daniel and Almira McMaster Beaver. My grandmother Marie Mabel Beaver was the youngest. Her mother died a year after she was born. I believe my aunt Ethel raised the girls.
I think this picture was taken in the early 1920's. My mother was born in June of 1918 and she looks about 3 or 4 years old.
Lyle Beaver on swing, Gladys (Cunningham) McPhee, Fred Heddleson, Vivian Heddleson, Lillian Cunningham, and Darrell (Bud) Beaver.
Lyle Beaver was the son of Ethel Beaver and Charles (Link) Beaver. He had a Barber Shop in New Matamoras. Darrell and Garnet Beaver are children of Hazel Beaver and Roy (Brodie) Beaver.