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Louise C. Bell, John McAndrew and Joe Volmer
     
Loutie_Bell.jpg (84242 bytes) Around 1897 Louise C. (Loutie) Bell
Elizabeth_Duling_Agnes_Roycroft_1896.jpg (117810 bytes) 1896 Elizabeth Duling and Agnes Roycroft, St. Paul, Kansas.  These were two childhood friends of Gertrude Lee Bell.  Agnes Roycroft married Gertrude's early sweetheart, Joe Volmer, in 1903.  Gertrude had been sent to Missouri to stay with her mother's sister Sally Saunders Taylor in 1892, and Gertrude then met and married James Adelbert Jarboe in 1897.  Agnes Roycroft died in 1918 and Joe Volmer married Gertrude's younger sister Louise (Loutie) Bell McAndrew in 1937.
Joe_Volmer_Loutie.jpg (102313 bytes) 1903 Joe Volmer and Agnes Roycroft.  
Mary_Volmer.jpg (165975 bytes) Around 1900 Mary Volmer, sister of Joe Volmer and childhood friend of Gertrude Bell Jarboe.  Mary Volmer married F. J. "Jake" Gouvion.
Gertrude_Loutie_McAndrew_c1919.jpg (72637 bytes) About 1919 Gertrude McAndrew with her mother Louise Bell McAndrew.
Gertrude_McAndrew_young.jpg (56752 bytes) About 1919 Gertrude McAndrew, daughter of Loutie Bell McAndrew. 
Gertrude_McAndrew_1st_comm.jpg (37230 bytes) About 1919 Gertrude McAndrew, daughter of Loutie Bell McAndrew.  This appears to be a First Communion photo so we can guess that Gertrude is about 7 years old.
Gertrude_MacAndrew.jpg (87890 bytes) About 1919 Gertrude McAndrew, daughter of Loutie Bell McAndrew.  This appears to be a First Communion photo so we can guess that Gertrude is about 7 years old.
Bell_women_1924_6x7.jpg (267192 bytes) 1924 Bell family reunion in St. Paul, Kansas.  Left to right:  Beatrice Bell Greenwell holding Mary Bell Greenwell.  Agnes Bell Kendrick, Mary Avice Bell (youngest of Emory and Nellie's), Vincent Bell's wife Wilma holding Rosalea, Gertrude McAndrew with mother Louise (Loutie) Bell McAndrew Volmer, Bernadette Bell in front of her grandmother Nellie Taymans Bell, Gertrude Bell Jarboe.
Agnes_Tom_Loutie_Gertrude_Alice_sitting.jpg (69204 bytes) Late 1920's Agnes Bell Kendrick, John Thomas Bell, Loutie Bell McAndrew and daughter Gertrude McAndrew, Alice Bell Morris.

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 

Loutie_Joe_Volmer_Apr_1940.jpg (66904 bytes) April 1940 Joe and Loutie Volmer.  Children are probably grandchildren of Joe Volmer.
1940s_Gertrude_McAndrew.jpg (36953 bytes) 1940s Gertrude McAndrew
1952_Gertrude_McAndrew.jpg (55210 bytes) 1952 Gertrude McAndrew
1952_Gertrude_McAndrew_Norton.jpg (56346 bytes) 1952 Gertrude McAndrew in Norton Kansas

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