Genealogy of the Woodcock Valley

Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania


Blanche (Shingler) Shirk Photo Collection

Posted on October 8, 2011 at 8:50 PM

In late August, I met with Blanche (Shingler) Shirk and her daughter, Ruby (Shirk) Keller, to scan some of her family photos.  Throughout my visit, I met both of her sons too.  Blanche shared information with me on the Speck School, as well as some of her keepsakes from her school days there.

Blanche Shingler's parents were Robert Shingler (1872-1950) and Mary Ellen Magill (1877-1954).  Blanche married the late Simon Walter Shirk (1908-1966). 

While visiting with Blanche and her family, she shared many of her older family photos with me, some obituaries, and other special memories.  All of the photos she shared with me are uploaded into her daughters photo album under the Ruby Shirk Keller Collection.  

Blanche recently celebrated her 95th birthday!  I greatly appreciate her sharing her treasures and special memories with me.

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