Barney’s Matchbook Cover
September 22, 2016 – 12:07 am | 3 Comments

Locals know Barney’s Corner as a gas station, but early on it was much, much more.
I believe this matchbook cover comes from around the 1940s. Back then there was food and dance.
Barney was Keith Malcom’s brother …

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Emma Boettcher & Robert McGilvery get married

Submitted by on February 26, 2012 – 9:30 amNo Comment
Emma Boettcher (sister of Ernest) and Robert McGilvery

Emma Boettcher (sister of Ernest) and Robert McGilvery

Emma Boettcher (sister of Ernest and Charles Boettcher) married Robert McGilvery early in the 20th century.

Emma was one of the original Alder pioneers. Her father, Carl, moved the family to the area in 1895. There are still many Boettchers and Boettcher relations living in the area today.

Photo courtesy of Pat Van Eaton.

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