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Mystery Photo – Stufflebeans in Noble, OK, c1915

This photo is in terrible shape, and I’ve even used the MyHeritage photo enhancer, which has improved it slightly.

On the left, we have a little girl, who I believe is a grandchild of John Henry Stufflebean and the daughter of Iva Myrtle Stufflebean Baker.

Myrtle Baker seemed to favor that hairstyle for her four daughters. I think this is her first child, Mildred, who was born in 1909. that would date this photo to c1915 and undoubtedly taken at the home of John Henry and Addie Stufflebean in Noble, Oklahoma.

The little girl looks like she could be about six years old.

Here is a photo with Mildred, two of her sisters and cousin Nolan Stufflebean, a few years later. Mildred is top and center:

The mystery child on the right (in the original photo at the top) appears to be a little boy, given his haircut.

I do have a guess about him, too, though. Could this be Harry Glenn Stufflebean, John Henry’s only son with his second wife, Addie Belcher?

Glenn, as he was called, was younger than Mildred, as he was born on 10 August 1911.

The little boy in the photo looks like he could be about 4 years old and that would fit with an estimated photo date of c1915.

Here is Glenn with his sister in a photo taken around the same time:

What do you think readers? Is the photo of Mildred Baker and Glenn Stufflebean? by the way, Glenn was actually Mildred’s uncle!


Wordless Wednesday: John Henry Stufflebean’s Store, Noble, OK

An almost wordless post:

I have already shared a Stufflebean family photo featuring the John Henry Stufflebean store in Noble, Oklahoma.

Stufflebean Sons Working in the Store, c1910

While I was looking for a different photo, I came across some older photos that I had forgotten I had. Here is one of John Henry’s office, probably from around 1915 – 1920 with a worker and another one of his sons, who I believe is my husband’s grandfather, Earl Marcus Stufflebean (1894-1946).

Stufflebean at Store
Back Office in the Stufflebean General Store

The Stufflebeans were early settlers in Noble, settling in town about 1907.