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The James Adelbert and Gertrude Bell Jarboe family
     
JA_Jarboe.jpg (512376 bytes) 1890 James Adelbert Jarboe, 21 years old.
Maude_Gertrude.jpg (94262 bytes) Around 1896 Maude Saunders and Gertrude Lee Bell.  Maude was the Maid of Honor at the wedding of Gertrude and Del Jarboe.
Maude_Tessie_Loretta_girls.jpg (105816 bytes) About 1895 A group of friends and relatives:  Top row:  Betty Buckman, Ada Greenwell, Mamie Martin, Annie Hardy.  Middle row:  Anna Lou Buckman, Maude Saunders, Lela Greenwell, Pearl Luck, Tessie Lasley.  Front row:  Bertha Gough, Loretta Reid.  

Maude Saunders was the bridesmaid for Dell Jarboe and Gertrude Bell's wedding.  She married Harry Buckman in the photo below.  Tessie Lasley and Loretta Reid were first cousins to Dell Jarboe.

Buckman_Jarboe_Melton_boys.jpg (92329 bytes) About 1895 A group of friends and relatives:  Top row:  Will Drake, Dell Jarboe, Acy Luck, John Melton.  Bottom row:  Mont Bowling, Harry Buckman, Will Elliott, Ed McMahon.
Del_Jarboe.jpg (59089 bytes) 1890's An enlargement made at some point from a group photograph.

Photo courtesy of Betty White 

jarboe.JPG (422444 bytes) March 1, 1897 Gertrude Lee Bell and James Adelbert Jarboe Wedding Photo

High resolution version:  images/jarboe_hr.jpg

Photo courtesy of Josephine Gander and Joan Goodwin

Del_and_Gertrude.jpg (81964 bytes) 1897 Del Jarboe and Gertrude Bell

Photo courtesy of Betty White 

Jarboe_home_1897.jpg (51227 bytes) Around 1900 The home built by Del and Gertrude Jarboe right after their wedding in March 1897.  The house was finished in time for Bernadette's birth in December, 1897.
Emory_Gertie_carriage_4x6jpg.jpg (68576 bytes) 1899 Emory Bell with his son Vincent and Gertrude Bell Jarboe with daughter Lucille.  This photo has been published before but a newer, clearer copy was found.  Lucille only lived 5 months from August 1899 to January 1900 when she died of pneumonia.  Click here to see an 8x10 version for printing.
Horse_riding_6x8.jpg (552932 bytes) 1900 Gertrude Smith, Gertrude Jarboe, Bernadette Jarboe and Alice May Bell.  
1906 sisters.jpg (276419 bytes) 1906 Written on the back:  "Picture taken in 1906 at Mandan, North Dakota of four daughters of Dell & Gertrude Lee Bell Jarboe.  Bernadette age 8+, Frances age 4+, Anna Lou age 2+, Rosalie age 6 months.  Bernadette with arm around Rosalie, other hand displaying two rings, one hers, one mine (Frances). Frances pouting because photo man kept hollering at us, as he wanted the one shot to be good.  Anna Lou with a big smile, while her Mama was in a stew because she went to sleep in the sled or wagon, and sweat all the curl out of her hair.  Rosalie giving a salute always happy, only a little of the lace on her underslip shows, that Mama made for me (Frances) for my first dress.  We all had happy days while in North Dakota.  This is for Josephine from her sister Frances June 1991"  See the handwriting.
Jarboe_homestead_square.jpg (80043 bytes) 1907 The James Adelbert Jarboe homestead near St. Anthony, North Dakota, with the whole family in front.  Left to right:  Anna Lou, Del, Frances, Gertrude, Rosalie, Bernadette.
Girls_on_log.jpg (76293 bytes) June 1910 Front to back:  Pauline Buckman, Della, Rosalie, Anna Lou, Frances, Ola Mae Wright, Bernadette.  On a cedar tree water trough at Joseph Jarboe's farm.

Photo courtesy of Josephine Gander 

Girls_on_roof.jpg (74243 bytes) June 1910 Left to right:  Back:  Frances, Bernadette, Ola Mae Wright.  Front: Rosalie, Della, Anna Lou.  Taken on Joseph M. Jarboe's ice house.  The Jarboe girls had just moved back to Missouri from North Dakota.

Photo courtesy of Josephine Gander 

Dell_Jarboe_on_Farm.jpg (57114 bytes) About 1910 James Adelbert Jarboe.  Probably in Monroe County, Missouri although it could be in North Dakota.
About 1910 Bernadette Jarboe with a horse and harrow.
Girls_in_carriage.jpg (100178 bytes) 1912 Mr. and Mrs. Dell Jarboe and five of their daughters on their way to Lakenan Catholic Church.  Frances, Anna Lou and Rosalie in back, Della, and Lillian with parents in front.  Team of mares:  Goldie and Trixie.

Photo courtesy of Josephine Gander 

1914_07_04_Rescued.jpg (296605 bytes) July 4, 1914 Rescued:  Unknown woman, Bernadette Jarboe, Virgie Dixon, Roland Reid hidden, Charles Kelly pulling boat
Jarboes_1915.jpg (70745 bytes) 1915 The Jarboe Girls: Front row:  Lillian, Kathleen, Della.  Back row:  Rosalie, Bernadette, Frances, Anna Lou
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About 1918 Josephine Jarboe Lasley holding her niece and namesake, Josephine Jarboe, youngest daughter of James Adelbert Jarboe.
About 1918 Josephine Jarboe Lasley holding her niece and namesake, Josephine Jarboe, youngest daughter of James Adelbert Jarboe.
Charlie_Bernadette_c1916.jpg (66722 bytes) About 1917 Charley Kelly and Bernadette Jarboe
Kelly_Grandma_unknown.jpg (54086 bytes)   Believed to be "Grandma Kelly" and possibly Margaret Kelly, Charley's sister.
Jarboe_girls_on_car.jpg (70534 bytes) 1917 Frances Jarboe at the wheel of Model T Ford belonging to Mr. Tim Kelly.  This is the car in which she learned to drive.  Margaret Kelly holding Josephine Jarboe, Anna Lou Jarboe in back seat, Kathleen, Lillian and Della Jarboe, Cathryn (Toots) Kelly, Theresa Jarboe
Jarboes_1918.jpg (48350 bytes) 1918 The Jarboe Girls:  Lillian, Frances, Della, Bernadette holding Josephine, Rosalie, Anna Lou, Kathleen
Jarboes_1918_5x7.jpg (136831 bytes) 1917/1918 The eight Jarboe girls arranged by age:  Josephine, Kathleen, Lillian, Della, Rosalie, Anna Lou, Frances, Bernadette.  You must see the handwritten note on the back by Frances:  images/Jarboes_1918_5x7_text.jpg for an adorable explanation of why the stairstep is broken.  print_idea.gif (970 bytes)  This photo is in 5X7 format for printing.
Jarboe_ fam_1918.jpg (54524 bytes) 1918 Del Jarboe Family:  Front row:  Della, Kathleen, Frances, Josephine, Lillian Rosalie.  Back Row:  Del, Gertrude, Anna Lou, Bernadette
Back_from_Kansas_1920.jpg (72324 bytes) Summer 1920 "All tired out!"  Home from a trip to St. Paul, Kansas.  At the Jarboe place.  Dell and Gertrude Jarboe, Bernadette Jarboe Kelly, Harry Kendrick, Agnes Kendrick.  They would have been to visit the father of Gertrude and Agnes, John Thomas Bell, and their sister Loutie Bell McAndrew.

Photo courtesy of Josephine Gander 

Jarboe_girls_Dec_1920.jpg (67340 bytes) December, 1920 The Jarboe Girls

Back Row:  Frances, Bernadette, Rosalie, Anna Lou.  Middle row:  Della, Lillian, Kathleen.  Front: Josephine

3littles_betty_1922.jpg (84152 bytes) 1922 The three youngest Jarboe girls and the first Jarboe grandchild:   Front:  Josephine Jarboe and Elizabeth Lee Kelly, daughter of Charlie and Bernadette Jarboe Kelly.  Back:  Lillian Jarboe, Kathleen Jarboe
Jarboes_192x_5x7.jpg (89888 bytes) Around 1923 The eight Jarboes:  Back:  Anna Lou, Bernadette, Frances, Rosalie.  Middle:  Lillian, Della, Kathleen, Front: Josephine.  print_idea.gif (970 bytes)  This is in 5x7 format.
Girls_at_Frances_1923.jpg (116726 bytes) 1923 The Jarboe girls on the steps of Frances Jarboe Buckman's house.  
Jarboes_at_Amandas.jpg (51192 bytes) About 1923 Dell and Gertie Jarboe with seven of their eight daughters:  Josephine, Della, Lil, Dell, Gertie, Rosalie?, Kathlee, Bernadette, Anna Lou

Photo courtesy of Josephine Gander 

Kids_on_steps_Paris.jpg (53857 bytes) About 1926 Paris, Missouri.  Unknown boy possibly Gene Baker, Betty Lee Kelly, Veronica Buckman, Josephine Jarboe holding James Adelbert Buckman, Celie Rose Kendrick.

Photo courtesy of Josephine Gander 

3LITTLE1.JPG (84891 bytes) c. 1924 Lillian, Kathleen and Josephine Jarboe
3_Littles_on_ground.jpg (87850 bytes) Early 1920s The three little Jarboe sisters at their home near Old Clinton, Missouri.  Lillian, Josephine, Kathleen.

Photo courtesy of Josephine Gander 

JARBOES.JPG (395244 bytes) c. 1923 The Jarboe daughters:

Left to right:  Kathleen, Frances, Lillian, Rosalie, Bernadette, Della (standing),
Josephine, Anna Lou

9sisters.JPG (67612 bytes) c. 1925 Clockwise from top: Frances, Della, Anna Lou, Kathleen, Josephine, Rosalie, Lillian, Bernadette

 

Photo courtesy of Josephine Gander and Joan Goodwin

Del_Jarboe Family_1923.jpg (88051 bytes) 1923 Del and Gertrude Jarboe family:  Back row:  Kathleen, Anna Lou, Rosalie, Frances, Della, Lil.  Front row:  Bernadette, Del, Gertrude, Josephine

Photo courtesy of Betty White 

Five_Paris_fair.jpg (60839 bytes) About 1926 Going to the Paris fair:  Little girls in front:  Josephine Jarboe, Betty Lee Kelly.  Back:  Della Jarboe, Joe Robey Jarboe, Rosalie Jarboe.

Photo courtesy of Josephine Gander 

En_route_to_Kansas_1927.jpg (67052 bytes) Summer 1927 En route to Kansas:  Joe Kendrick, Gertrude Jarboe, Lillian Jarboe, Josephine Jarboe, Frances Buckman, Kathleen Jarboe.  Bernadette Jarboe Kelly kept the children of Frances Buckman while Frances was on this trip.

Photo courtesy of Josephine Gander 

Josephine_Jarboe_Warren_Lister_1929.jpg (78124 bytes) 1929 Baby Warren Lister with cousin Josephine Jarboe.  Warren was a grandson of Agnes Jarboe Reid.  Agnes was a sister of Josephine's father Dell Jarboe.
Dell_Gertie_girls_1930.jpg (87020 bytes) 1930 Bernadette, Frances, Rosalie, Dell, Kathleen, Josephine, Gertrude, Lillian.  Possibly at time of Rosalie's wedding.

Photo courtesy of Josephine Gander 

Jarboe_family_1930.jpg (87537 bytes) 1930 Gertrude and James A. Jarboe, Amanda Jarboe, Ida and Gene Jarboe (sitting), Pauline Buckman (partly hidden), Rosalie Jarboe, Agnes Jarboe Reid, Betty Kelly, Joe Robey Jarboe behind, Josephine, Theresa Jarboe holding Guy Buckman, Frances Jarboe Buckman, Kathleen Jarboe (hidden), Lillian Jarboe 

Photo courtesy of Josephine Gander 

Jarboe_Kendrick_families.jpg (78662 bytes) About 1930 Paris, Missouri at Bernadette Jarboe Kelly's house:  Dell Jarboe family, Agnes Bell Kendrick family, Will Kendrick family

Photo courtesy of Josephine Gander 

4_Jarboe_girls_Gertrude_McAndrew.jpg (64276 bytes) July 1930 Bernadette Jarboe Kelly, Frances Jarboe Buckman, Gertrude McAndrew, Kathleen Jarboe, Josephine Jarboe.

Photo courtesy of Josephine Gander 

JO_LIL~1.JPG (112071 bytes) 1934 Josephine, Kathleen and Lillian Jarboe
3lit1934.jpg (422711 bytes) 1934 Josephine, Kathleen, Lillian Jarboe
House_601_S_Davis_1938.jpg (60475 bytes) 1938 601 S. Davis Street, Monroe City, MO.  Home of Del and Gertrude Jarboe
1934_Anna_Lou_Nun.jpg (139343 bytes) 1934 Kirkwood, MO.  Bernadette Jarboe Kelly, James Adelbert Jarboe, Josephine Jarboe, Gertrude Bell Jarboe, Sr. Mary Bernadette (Anna Lou Jarboe), Della Jarboe, Lillian Jarboe, Kathleen Jarboe, Frances Jarboe Buckman
Dell_Agnes_6_16_1940.jpg (53657 bytes) June 16, 1940 James Adelbert Jarboe and his sister Agnes Jarboe Reid at Riverview Park, Hannibal, MO.

Photo courtesy of Josephine Gander 

Daily_nap.jpg (38407 bytes) August 1941 James Adelbert Jarboe taking his daily nap.

Photo courtesy of Josephine Gander 

Jarboe_grandkids_1941.jpg (103607 bytes) 1941 Grandkids of Dell and Gertrude Jarboe:  Don Gander and Judy Montgomery in front.  Madge Buckman, Monty Carlson, Guy Buckman, Gerry Montgomery, Jane Buckman, Molly Montgomery, Veronica Buckman (holding Molly) in middle.  Jim Buckman and Betty Kelly in back.
JARBOES2.JPG (395332 bytes) c. 1943 The Jarboe daughters:
Front row:  Josephine, Bernadette
Middle row:  Della, Del, Gertrude, Lillian
Back row:  Kathleen, Rosalie, Anna Lou, Frances
1944  
jarboes_1945.jpg (120746 bytes) 1944 The last formal photo of the Jarboes all together.  Front row:   Bernadette, Del, Gertrude, Josephine.  Middle row:  Lillian, Kathleen, Della, Rosalie.  Back row:  Anna Lou, Frances.  Del Jarboe died in 1945.
Jarboe_girls_1944_photo.jpg (123623 bytes) July 16, 1944 The Jarboe girls in a photo taken the same day as the last formal photo of the Jarboe family:  Rosalie, Anna Lou, Bernadette, Frances, Gertrude, Del, Kathleen, Della, Josephine and Lillian
Gertrude_Lee_Bell_Jarboe.jpg (63019 bytes) 1940s Gertrude Bell Jarboe

Photo courtesy of Betty White 

JA_Jarboe_1944.jpg (157579 bytes) 1944 James Adelbert Jarboe
1947_Aggie_Nora_Gertrude_Isabel.jpg (56368 bytes) 1947 Photograph taken in Seguin, Texas at the home of Lillian Jarboe Hagan.  Aggie Bell Kendrick, Nora Bell Cavanaugh and Gertrude Bell Jarboe standing.  Charlene Anderson and Isabel Kendrick Anderson in front.
jarboe_feb_dinner.JPG (263811 bytes) 1950 February dinner at Del and Gertrude Jarboe's house.  Front row:   Don Gander, Paul Gander, K-Lee White, Tom Ream, Sam Buckman, Hope Gander.   Behind:  Josephine Gander Jim Buckman, Otis Buckman, Charlie Kelly holding Mardette, Della Ream, Frances Buckman, Cliff Gander, Jane Buckman, Kenny White, Madge Buckman, Betty White, Happy Piercall, Gertrude Jarboe, Mr. White and Anna Lou Jarboe
AnnaLou_Della_Jo_1950.jpg (147915 bytes) September 24, 1950 Anna Lou Jarboe, Della Jarboe Ream with son Tom, Josephine Jarboe Gander with daughter Hope.
feb_1953.jpg (114367 bytes) February, 1953 Most of the February birthday kids:  MarDette White in front, Frances Jarboe Buckman, Kathleen Jarboe Montgomery, Charles Kelly, Della Jarboe Ream, Cliff Gander in back.  K-Lee White and Paul Gander were also meant to be in the picture but got cut out.
Feb_1953_group.jpg (115651 bytes) February, 1953 Bernadette Jarboe Kelly, Frances Jarboe Buckman, Kathleen Jarboe Montgomery, Josephine Jarboe Gander, Della Jarboe Ream, Anna Lou Jarboe, Tom Ream.  Only Lil and Rosalie are missing from this picture.
Jarboes_1954_5x7.jpg (113195 bytes) July 10, 1954 Photo taken by Monty Carlson of the eight Jarboes:   Bernadette, Anna Lou, Josephine, Della, Kathleen, Lillian, Frances, Rosalie. print_idea.gif (970 bytes)  This is in 5x7 format
jarboes63.jpg (192667 bytes) September 2, 1963 Wedding day of Hope Gander and Joe Goodwin.  Reception at the home of Cliff and Jo Gander. Photo on the front steps of Cliff and Jo's house by Monty Carlson.   Left to right:  Josephine Gander, Della Ream, Kathleen Montgomery, Frances Buckman, Bernadette Kelly, Anna Lou Jarboe, Rosalie Carlson, Lillian Hagan.  This is the last formal photo ever taken of the eight Jarboe girls.  Rosalie Carlson died two months later, November 2, 1963.
Jarboe_Sisters_steps_1963.jpg (85508 bytes) September 2, 1963 The Jarboe Sisters at Hope Gander's wedding reception.  Photo taken by Monty Carlson.  Left to right, Josephine Gander, Della Ream, Kathleen Montgomery, Bernadette Kelly, Frances Buckman, Lillian Hagan, Rosalie Carlson, Anna Lou Jarboe.

Photo courtesy of Betty White 

     

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