Shared Photo: Nine Campbell sisters in Ohio

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My great-grandmother, [[Campbell-16685|Mattie Campbell]]Martha Eloise Campbell Taylor, is in the center, back row, flanked by her eight sisters.
I suspect this was taken about 1903, when their mother,
[[Rhodes-3815|Clara Rhodes]] Clarinda, passed away. I know they made their own dresses, and these are very fancy. Nora Rowena, the eldest, was born in 1864, Nelvah Blanche, the youngest, was born 22 years later in 1886.

I wanted to share this family photo of Esta Rae Campbell with the community. Location: Auglaize, Ohio, USA. Date: about 1903.
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WikiTree profile: Esta Rae Campbell
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recategorized by Dorothy Barry

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What a great photo. Eight sisters, wow!!! Did they have any brothers? I love it.
by John Noel G2G6 Pilot (712k points)
selected by Susan Laursen
There were nine girls and four boys when my 2nd great grandfather applied for his Civil War pension! Two of the brothers served in the Spanish-American War. Another one went west to be a miner, and ended up in a predicament that landed him in San Quentin for awhile... One brother moved to South Dakota, and HE had 13 children, of which the youngest son is still alive!
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Beautiful group photo !
by Maggie N. G2G6 Pilot (876k points)

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