Contributed by Nancy Waller Thomas
Note by Contributer: (Web Manager and Conference Chairman for the MO State Genealogical Association)
"This was given to me by Eloise Ruark Gillham [now 98 years old], daughter of Amy Carey and Frank Ruark. As I am the family historian, as well as an active genealogist, she knew that anything given to me would be well taken care of.
Labeled on the back side, Cold Water School, 1888
The person in the front row, with the check mark, is Amy Carey, daughter of George Carey and Jane Hoskin [sometimes spelled Hoskins]
Amy was born 5 August 1881 in Pike Co, IL and died 14 Feb 1976 in Jacksonville, IL.)"