Friday, February 25, 2011

Lost and Found--Archie Holleran

Archie Holleran

Thank you to Leslie over at Lost Family Treasures who has inspired me to also poke through antique stores looking for family items that might find a home through a blog article. I found this photo in an antique store in the Cheat Lake area of West Virginia during a vacation over July 4th, 2010.

The back of the photo is marked, "Archie Holleran." I turned to ancestry and was able to locate an Archie McGuffie Holleran, who could be the man pictured.

Archie McGuffie Holleran was born on April 14, 1880 in Venetia, Washington County, Pennsylvania the son of John and Elizabeth Holleran. I believe that Elizabeth's maiden name is McGuffie. Archie lists his employment as music teacher on his World War I draft registration. John and Elizabeth raised their family on a farm in Peters Township, Washington County, Pennsylvania.

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1 comment:

  1. How terrific that you found out so much information about Archie!