Belle Smith, Theresa Fredericks, Ladie Ford, B. Connell


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Belle Smith (b.1880 - d.unknown) was born Isabelle M. Smith in Prescott, Arizona in October, 1880. Her father was William H. Smith, born in Michigan in November, 1849. Her mother Elizabeth was born in California in August, 1859.

Belle grew up in Prescott and graduated high school there. Her uncle was Postmaster A.L. Smith in Prescott. She enrolled in the California State Normal School where she graduated with a teaching degree. Belle taught at the Phoenix Indian School for four years and then moved to Riverside, California to teach there.

Death and burial information unknown.

Sources: US Census 1900; Arizona republican 2-27-1908, 9-15-1910; Weekly journal-miner 3-24-1897, 11-30-1904.

Theresa M. Fredericks (b.1881 - d.1954) was born on November 7, 1881 in Prescott, Arizona. Her parents were Rickmer Fredericks, born in England in March, 1856 and Christina W. Fredericks, born in Germany in November, 1856. Her father was a banker.

Theresa married Charles Henry Hinderer on November 26, 1913 in Prescott.

Theresa died on November 11, 1954 in Braddock, Pennsylvania.

Burial in Braddock Cemetery in Braddock, Pennsylvania.

Sources: US Census 1900, 1910; findagrave.

Ladie Ford-no information found.

B. Connell-no information found.

Handwriting on back of photograph reads:"The two on the upper step: the one with the cape is Belle Smith. The one with the jacket is Theresa Fredericks. The two on the lower step; the one with white ribbon on her neck and watch chain is Ladie Ford. One with white in sleeves and down placking on the side is the Wonderful Curio Miss B. Connell".



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