Mr. Gray's Ledger: Bessie Shafer
Subject: Vera M. Shafer
Date: Sept. 22, 1908
According to the 1910 Federal Census, Bessie M. Shafer, 24, lived in Cleveland Township with her farmer husband Lenard N. Shafer, 27, and their two-year-old daughter Vera M. Shafer, most likely the girl pictured with the kitten. By 1914, according to The County Capital of Sept. 24, the Shafers lived in Bentonville, Ark. The 1920 Federal Census of Benton County, Ark., shows them with three more children, Mildred, Leonard P. and Lucille.
Photo No. 1106
Location: St. John