McDonald County Photos



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Stars of Hollywood’s first Technicolor film, Darryl F. Zanuck’s 1939 production of “Jesse James,” resided in several McDonald County domiciles. Because the leading star, Tyrone Power, seemed too genteel for life at our rustic McDonald County cabins, Zanuck flew him back to California between Power’s filming takes. However, one brave soul, Academy Award winner and Hollywood legend, Henry Fonda, became enthralled with life at the Elk River. For the entire year of filming work, Fonda resided here in a log cabin, lighted only by kerosene lamps. Today, we continue to enjoy and proudly preserve Fonda’s relaxing home site, a cabin near Pineville, pictured here.

submitted by John R. Esterly


2 photos of Hiram Cook
Cameron C. Cook, great-grandson of Hiram Cook, at Hiram's headstone in Owsley Union Cemetery

submitted by Cameron C. Cook
triplesea@gmail.com


Francis Huffaker
date unknown

submitted by Eleanor Rosendale Southwick
eleanorsjoy@yahoo.com


Kelly Family Men
Rocky Comfort, MO
c1899

submitted by George Kelly
glkelly@jscomm.net


This is a photo of the Greenberry Lane Family.
On the front row is Greenberry, his wife Chaney L. Miller Lane, his daughter, Susan Perlina "Lina" Lane Montgomery Hill Dopp, his son, Joseph Lane and in the back is their daughter Eliza Cordelia "Delia" who was married to Dr James T Fulkerson. Delia and the doctor resided in Anderson and are both buried there in the cemetery along with their son Vaughn. Delia died in 1921, Vaughn died in 1934, and Dr. James T in 1946.
If anyone has info on this family, I would like to hear from them.

submitted by Jane Lane
johnnyeann_46@yahoo.com


The William Nathan Sherwood Home, south of Mitchell Cemetery, c1919
William Nathan Shearwood and his wife, Cora Thompson Shearwood and their son, Marvin.

   
Buiding the Railroad trestle that spans Hwy 71 at Kelly Springs c1924

submitted by David A. Houpt
houptdavid@netscape.net

   
Pineville Variety Store c1950 and in April 2008
In front of the store is George W. Montgomery and his sister, Ella Ward.

submitted by Bonnie
Bonnie1935@aol.com


Caleb Richard Crowder and Lizetta Freal Lagers Homestead


Caleb and Lizetta Crowder ready for a family Thanksgiving Dinner


Crowder Family

Crowder photos submitted by Fredas Cook


Langley Homestead c1907
left to right: Grandma Brown, (mother of Harriette Lavina 'Hita' Brown Langley), Ruth E. Langley,
Jewel Marie Langley, Harriette Lavina 'Hita' Brown Langley, and George W. Langley

Submitted by Ray Dene Shepard


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