Photos Submitted By
Rita Stepp Ficht
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Bert and Elva Thomas Brandenburg NEW 02/05/10
Wilgus and Lillie
Wilgus ( Wig ) Brandenburg; his wife Lillie Messer Brandenburg ; her mother Tempy Smith
Eastep, Alta Brandenburg Vire; Mildred Brandenburg Anderson and Flora Brandenburg
He is the brother of Frank Clark. They were sons of Lewis and Ann Clark.
Squire Holland and his
wife, Minerva Napier Holland .
They were both born in Clay County, Kentucky and came to the Spoke Plant area in the late 1880's. (my grandparents)
Wilson and Garnet Clark Holland
He was the son of Henry and Catherine Gillian Holland. She was the daughter of Frank and Dolly Fowler Clark.
He was the son of Thomas Newman and Kay
Frank and Amelia Holland Phillips, Frank's nephew Wesley Phillips
Robert D. Ritchie
He was the first postmaster at Spoke Plant.
Newell McKinley Stepp
He was the son of James Jonathon and Rebecca Merrill Stepp. He lived in the Spoke Plant community.
James Jonathon Stepp and Rebecca Merrill Stepp .
They were both born in Henderson County, North Carolina and came to Madison County in 1893. (my grandparents)
Jubal Stepp and Rachel Bohannon Stepp NEW 02/05/10
William A. ( Bill ) Stepp and Martha Holland Stepp , my dad and mom.
Dad was postmaster at Spoke Plant from Oct. 7, 1926 until the post office was discontinued in 1954. He also ran the store all those years. (The post office was established in 1915. The first postmaster was Robert D. Ritchie, and the second was Frank. C. Clark).
Spoke Plant Mill Boiler
William B. Stepp and Hoyt Stepp sitting on the old boiler that made the steam to run the engine for the Spoke Plant Mill.
Spoke Plant Residents: Joe Acord skidding logs the old way. Robert (Bob) Eaton sitting on his porch.
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