Sitting in the chair on the left is Emily Jane Petty Legg. Emily Jane "Emma" Petty married Henry Washington Legg. Sitting in the chair on the right is Nancy Ann Bowen Petty. Nancy was the wife of Balser Petty (son of Joseph Jr and Elizabeth Clover). Standing left to right: Joseph Petty b: 10 Mar 1861 d: 3 Jul 1938. He married Ina Cain. Dora Rebecca Petty b: 17 Feb 1880 d: 1 Nov 1963. She married Fred Correll. Kurzon Peter "Pete" Petty b: 15 Nov 1877 d: 24 Sep 1938. He married Dequin Spencer. Mary Magdalene "Mag" Petty b: 17 Apr 1873 d: 18 Apr 1963. She married Fern Eaton and Robert Duncan. Moses Clinton "Mose" Petty b: 3 Oct 1868 d: 5 Apr 1962. He married Minnie M. Hunt. Date Taken: abt 1912 ? Place Taken: Lawrence County, IL
 
Nancy Ann Bowen Petty, Harvey Sylvester Legg, Emily Jane Petty Legg and Cocella Legg.
Nancy Ann Bowen, the daughter of Thomas Bowen and Nancy Ann Pickett. Harvey Sylverster Legg (the son of Emily Jane Petty and Henry Washington Legg) b: 1878 d: 4 Feb 1939. He married Alice McNeal. Cocella Legg was the daughter of Harvey and Alice (McNeal) Legg. Cocella b: 1902, d: 1950. She married Donald Griffing.Emily Jane "Emma" Petty Legg. b: 18 Aug 1858 d: 4 Feb 1936. Married Henry Washington Legg on 1 Nov 1876. Date Taken: abt 1903 Place Taken: Lawrence County, IL
Balser Petty: This is the only photo we have been able to locate of Balser. It appears to have been cropped out of a group photograph and reproduced as an individual portrait.
Found in an old album belonging to Willie C. and Ethel Westall Petty. Date Taken: Before 1900
Dora Rebecca Petty Correll (daughter of Balser Petty and Nancy Ann Bowen Petty) and her husband, Fred Correll. Date Taken: abt 1905 ? Place Taken: Lawrence County, IL
     
 
 
Emily Jane "Emma" Petty, daughter of Balser Petty and Nancy Ann Bowen. Emma married Henry Washington Legg. On the back of the photo, it says she is 18 years old. Date Taken: abt 1876 in Lawrence County, IL
Front row, left to right: Henry Washington Legg, Emily Jane Petty Legg (daughter of Balser Petty and Nancy Ann Bowen), and Leona Ann Legg (later married, Ira Poland). Middle row: Vira Agnes Legg, Carrie Alice Legg, and Harvey Sylvester Legg. Back row: Amon Legg, Lorenzo Dow Legg, and Harley Archibald Legg. Taken: abt 1911 in Lawrence County, IL
 
Nancy Ann Bowen Petty was the daughter of Thomas Bowen and Nancy Ann Pickett. Nancy was born 17 Aug 1837 died 2 Feb 1916.   She married Balser Petty (son of Joseph Petty Jr and Elizabeth Clover). Picture taken about 1913 in Lawrence Co., IL
         
Henry Washington Legg, son of John W. Legg and Sarah Mills was born 29 Jul 1855 in Crawford County, IL. He died 22 Jan 1928. Emily Jane "Emma" Petty was the daughter of Balser Petty and Nancy Ann Bowen. Date Taken: abt 1910 Place Taken: Lawrence County, IL
 
 
 
 
The parents in the photo are Henry Washington Legg and Emily Jane Petty. The children left to right back row: Carrie Alice Legg, Amon Legg, Lorenzo Dow Legg, Harley Archibald Legg, Harvey Sylvester Legg. The child to the right of Emily is Vira Legg and the child in the middle of her parents, is Leona Ann Legg. Date Taken: abt 1901 Place Taken: Lawrence County, IL
 
     
 
 
Leona Ann Legg (daughter of Henry Legg and Emily Petty) and her nephew, William Mcquiston (Vira's son). Taken about 1913 in Lawrence County, IL   Leona Ann Legg Poland the daughter of Henry Washington Legg Poland and Emily Jane Petty. Taken abt 1920 in Lawrence County, IL   Ira Poland - son of Willis Workman Poland and Amanda Rodrick. He married Leona Ann Legg. Taken 1918 in Lawrence County, IL
         
 
 
  Parents, Ira Willis Workman Poland and Leona Ann Legg Poland. Back row: Evelyn Iona Poland, Henry Willis Poland, Durward Arvil Poland. Front row: Merle Aldon Poland and Verle Eldon Poland. Date Taken: abt 1938 Place Taken: Lawrence County, IL  
Amon Legg, son of Henry Washington Legg and Emily Jane Petty. Amon was born 30 Sep 1886. He married Mary Kimmel. Taken about 1905 in Lawrence County, IL
       
 
 
On the bottom, is written by Leona (daughter of Henry Legg and Emily Jane Petty), "Fern Eaton and Irene Duncan. Mag Petty's husbands daughter was my best friend." Mary Magdalene "Mag" Petty married 1) Fern (W. H.) Eaton on 23 May 1892. Mary Magdalene Petty was the daughter of Balser Petty and Nancy Ann Bowen.
Carrie Alice Legg, daughter of Henry Washington Legg and Emily Jane Petty Legg. Carrie was born 5 Sep 1888. She married William Lee Brookhart on 24 Sep 1908. Date taken about 1910 in Lawrence County, IL
Carrie, Vira, and Leona were the daughters of Henry Washington Legg and Emily Jane Petty. Carrie Alice Legg, born 5 Sep 1888. Vira Agnes Legg, born 4 Sep 1891. Leona Ann Legg born, 14 Sep 1897. Date taken about 1899 in Lawrence County, IL
         
 
Harley Archibald Legg b: 24 Mar 1881. He was the son of Emily Jane Petty and Henry Washington Legg. His wife, Mary Belle Cruthfield b: 25 Feb 1886. They were married 21 Oct 1906. Their children (oldest to youngest) Thomas Legg, Bethyl Hope Legg, Henry Harold Legg. Thomas and Henry died in the exposion at the Crossroads school. Leona has the date of the accident on the back of this photo...says 7 Feb 1921. Date Taken: abt 1918 Place Taken: Lawrence County, IL
 
Lorenzo Dow Legg, also known as "Ren", was the son of Henry Washington Legg and Emily Jane Petty. Lorenzo was born 29 Dec 1884. He married Elizabeth Jane Poland. Date Taken: abt 1902. Place Taken: Lawrence County, IL
     
 
 
 
Boys in the back row: Elvin Ogal Legg (married Chloe Fornshell), Leonard Olin Legg (married Jemima Minerva Hardacre), and Leslie Ralph Legg (married Julia Cessna). Front Left to right: Elva Opal Legg (married Everett Eugene Cusick), Parents: Lorenzo Dow Legg (son of Henry Washington Legg and Emily Jane Petty) and Elizabeth Jane Poland Legg (daughter of Willis Workman Poland and Amanda Rodrick). Taken about 1935 in Lawrence Co., IL
 
     
   

The girl with the check mark is Leona Ann Legg (daughter of Henry Washington Legg and Emily Petty Legg). The child she's holding is Judith Brookhart Petty. Carrie Alice Legg Brookhart is the second from left on the second row behind the babies.

William Lee Brookhart is standing in the back row behind Emily Jane Petty Legg and holding a child (Ivan) whose head just appears.

There are three women standing behind Leona.The one on the far left is Vira Agnes Legg McQuiston and next to her is Carrie Alice Legg Brookhart, not sure about the third woman.

The man standing behind Vira, may be Fred Correll (Dora Rebecca Petty's husband) but not sure who the woman holding the child standing next to him is. Next to her, is but standing next to her, is Kurzon Peter Petty.

Next to Kurzon Peter Petty are parents, Henry Washington Legg and Emily Jane Petty Legg and the woman sitting is Nancy Ann Bowen Petty (Balser's wife).

The woman right next to Nancy Bowen Petty is Mary Magdalene "Mag" Petty, then Dora Rebecca Petty standing kind of behind Mag. The man with the mustache (in the middle/behind of the two women) may be Joseph Petty (son of Balser and Nancy).

Taken about 1913 in Lawrence County, Illinois.

 
From left to right, back row:
Mildred Legg b: 8 Jun 1908, later married George Collins. Mildred, the daughter of Harvey and Alice McNeal Legg.
Ira Poland b: 11 Jul 1984 d: 27 Sep 1963. Son of Willis and Amanda Rodrick Poland. Ira married Leona Ann Legg.
Cocella Legg daughter of Harvey and Alice McNeal Poland. Don't know much about Cocella. She was born in 1902, died in 1950, married Donald Griffing.
Leona Legg Poland, daughter of Henry Washington Legg and Emily Jane Petty. She married Ira Poland.
Henry Washington Legg, son of John W. Legg and Sarah E. Mills. He married Emily Jane Petty.
Dorothy Legg, daughter of Harvey and Alice McNeal Legg. Born 7 Jul 1905, died 29 Jul 1999. Dorothy never married.
Emily Jane Petty Legg, daughter of Balser Petty and Nancy Ann Bowen.
Alice McNeal Legg married to Harvey Sylvester Legg.

Left to right, front row:
Amos Luther Legg "Luther" was the son of Amon and Mary Kimmel. Luther was born 17 Oct 1908, died 14 Feb 1964. He married Gwendolyn Arlene Nickson. (this is Alycia's grandfather).
Clarence Gerald Legg son of Amon and Mary Kimmel Legg.
Harvey K. Legg son of Harvey and Alice McNeal Legg. Born 3 Dec 1910 died 7 Jun 1992. Married Georgia Trefney.
Ina Legg daughter of Harvey and Alice McNeal Legg. Born 14 Aug 1913 died 21 Mar 1999. She married Floyd Woods.


And down front in the middle:
Henry Willis Poland (Willis) son of Ira and Leona Legg Poland.

Taken about 1920 in Lawrence County, Illinois

Ira Poland and Ed Angle - Ira and Leona were in the 1920 Texas census because Ira came down here to work in the oil fields. They were back in Illinois by August of 1920.
Willis Poland, son of Ira and Leona Legg Poland. Grandson of Emily Jane Petty and Henry Washington Legg, gGrandson of Balser Petty and Nancy Ann Bowen Petty, ggGrandson of Joseph Petty and Elizabeth Clover. Taken about 1934 in Lawrence County, Illinois
William McQuiston, son of Vira Legg McQuiston, grandson of Henry and Emily Jane Petty Legg
Place Taken: Skillen Studio, Meadville, PA
 
This is a copy of a "tintype" found in a collection of photographs owned by Willie C. and Ethel Westall Petty. Willie was his great grandson. Thomas Bowen was married to Nancy Ann Pickett and they were the parents of, among others, Nancy Ann Bowen Petty (Balser), Emily Jane Bowen Petty (William), and Thomas J. Bowen (Sarah Jane Stoltz). Thomas and Nancy Ann had a total of ten children, six of whom lived to adulthood. In addition, he had four children with his first wife, Sarah Anne King. Thomas Bowen is buried in Cleff Cemetery, as are his first two wives, Sarah Anne and Nancy Ann.   Emily Jane Bowen: First wife of William Petty and sister of Nancy Ann Bowen Petty. They were the daughters of Thomas and Nancy Ann Pickett Bowen.