Jeanne 10th Birthday Party, 1934

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(Newton) Water Works Park, 2017, Google Maps

Fred and Flora Ireland lost their daughter fifteen years earlier. They extend the same love they would to their own to Jeanne for a few years. Jeanne’s 10th birthday is celebrated with a hot dog roast at Water Works Park in Homer where it is reported: all “had a glorious time”!

Her friends that join the party:

  • Olive Burns
  • Jean Atkins
  • Marjorie Blanden
  • Lois Steele
  • Johann Creal
  • Jean Van Me???
  • Doris Rumsey
  • Claire Rumsey
  • Joyce Carl
  • Darlene Klock
  • Virginia Ripley
  • Edith Harris
  • Georgia¬†Bell
  • Ione Lottridge


  1. Cortland Standard, Cortland, N. Y.; Tuesday Evening, July 31, 1934, Page Six.
  2. Google Maps