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Jara Family

Submitted by Stephanie Walzer-Fink

Photo taken in about 1911 at the Biles Art Studio that was located in New Castle.

1st row:
Oldest boy: Carl Jara
b:1906 Sharon, PA d: 1988 Farrell, PA
Married Agnes Weber

Infant boy: Edward Jara
b: 1912 Farrell, PA d: 1992 Sharon, PA
Married: Eleanor Smith

Woman holding infant boy: Stephania (Stella) Bilsky
b: 1885 Cleveland, OH d: 1955 Mercer, PA
Married: Joseph Jara who is standing behind her.

Young boy: Walter Jara
b: 1909 Mercer County d: 1989 Mercer County
Married: Genevieve Hench

2nd woman: Unidentified

Young girl standing (bow): Unidentified

3rd woman (holding infant girl in bonnet): Ludwika (Louise) Barbara Jara, the submitter's great grandmother
b: 1889 Stara Wies, Poland d: 1945 New Castle, PA
Married: Szczefan (Steven) Smialowski, Man in 2nd row, 3rd from left

Infant girl (bonnet): Stephanie Victoria Smialowski, the submitter's great aunt
b:1910 New Castle, PA d: 1990 New Castle, PA
Married: Steve Wisnieski

Man holding infant: Unidentified
Infant on man's lap: Unidentified
Man: Unidentified
Man: Unidentified

2nd row:

1st man standing: Joseph Jara
b: 1885 Stara Weis, Poland d: 1956 Sharon, PA
Married: Stephania (Stella) Bilksky in front of him with 3 boys; Brother to Ludwika (Louise) Jara-3rd woman in 1st row

2nd man standing: Unidentified

3rd man standing: Szczefan (Steven) Smialowski, the submitter's great grandfather
b: 1883 Orzehowka, Poland d: Youngstown, OH
Name later changed to Smiley; Married to 3rd woman in 1st row holding girl with bonnet on.

4th man standing: Unidentified

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Do you recognize anyone?  Please let Stephanie know.


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