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Shirley Jane Doverspike's Baby Book

Submitted by Patricia Doverspike Lamb, courtesy of the Westmoreland County Historical Society Archives

From The Baby Book
Shirley Jane Doverspike

Shirley Jane was born December 6 1924 Saturday 5:30 A.M. New Bethlehem Pa. to Wade Ruel Doverspike Born June 10 1895 Died Novemmber 1 1967 and Naomie Anzanetta (M'Clelland) Doverspike Born December 4 1895
Dr. H. A. Wick
Emma Shoemaker


When she was born the parents lived in the Trust Company building, New Bethlehem Pennsylvania.
(The Old Building)

Congratulations came from:
Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Cribbs
Mr. and Mrs. Fred S. Maize
Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Milliron
MR. and Mrs. Joseph Topinka
Mrs. J. R. Borland
Mrs. Lillian Mowrey
Mrs. M. J. Milliron
Mrs. Roba. E. Smith


Shirley Jane was baptized in the Episcopal Church at DuBois Pa. by Rev. A. C. Locke, July 11 1926.
Her father and mother stood for her.

Grandparents:
George Boyd Doverspike born May 26 1863 died September 16 1937 and Ellen Smith born May 10 1872 died April 5 1958
Charles Streames M'Clelland born November 5 1865 died November 13 1917
Anzanetta May M'Clelland born December 2 1869 died March 13 1924

Shirley Jane's first outing was to Grandfather and Grandmother Doverspike when she was six weeks old.

Her first Christmas was spent at her home in New Bethlehem Pa.

Shirley Jane celebrated her first birthday in DuBois Pa. We had a chicken dinner and a birthday cake with one candle on it. At that time we lived at 423 So. Main St.

Important Events

Shirley went to Hartford, Conn. with her mother to aunt Zula's Jan. 16, 1926 and arrived home Feb. 2, 1926.

Shirley Jane was exposed to nine day measles while at Hartford. They broke out Feb. 12 1926.

Shirley had her Tonsils and Adnoids removed at the Maple Avenue Hospital October 4 1927. The doctors were H. C. Hughes and W. C. Beals

Shirley, Harold and their mother went to Royal Oak Michigan in July 1930 and back in August. Were visiting aunt Zula and family.

Had whooping cough the Spring of 1931

Had chicken pox in Oct. 1932

Shirley Jane Doverspike, born December 6, 1924 died November 8, 1966 daughter of Wade and Naomi Doverspike.

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