Shared Photo: Are the Ahrendt sisters lined up in order of birth?

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Here is another family photo of Mary Binneboese with three of her sisters. This time Mary is on the far left--do you think they are lined up in order of birth? Location: Grant Township, Plymouth County, Iowa. Date: unknown.
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WikiTree profile: Mary Binneboese
in Photos by Paul Binneboese G2G1 (1.8k points)

So, comparing faces with the other photo, could this photo be of (Left to Right):

Mary Ahrendt
Louisa Ahrendt
Ida Ahrendt
Bertha Ahrendt

(I think Sophia is the missing sister in this photo compared to the one displayed earlier.) What do you think?

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I am not sure if the sisters are lined up in order of their age, but I have studied both of your pictures, and I tend to believe that they are.

I was almost to the point of printing both of the pictures and just comparing them side by side. It was rather frustrating going back and forth between the two.

I agree with Paul that Sophia is the missing sister.

Good luck.
by Cheryl Hess G2G Astronaut (1.6m points)
selected by Paul Binneboese
Thank you for choosing my answer, Paul!
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Thanks for the follow-up picture.  I tried to compare them (with some help from my husband) and we agree with the order/names you have shown above.
by Robin Shaules G2G Astronaut (1.0m points)

Thanks for the affirmation! smiley

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There are four pretty woman in the picture Each and every one of them. Mary did sneak in a smile there. I love clothing from another era. I always believe that a house makes a picture feel more home-like. Wish I had a car like that. Who is the man  wearing a vest and hat that photo bombed the picture? Thank you for sharing your family with us.
by Jerry Dolman G2G6 Pilot (168k points)

Who is the man who photo bombed the picture? Now THAT would be a real challenge (that I'm not sure I'm ready to tackle!) frown

Thanks for your reply!

It's too bad we couldn't take the top off of the Model A and take it for a ride. So hot here, it would be a great way to cool off. I don't know if anyone else would notice but we sure would look cool going somewhere.

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