Browse Collection: People (24 total)

Roger Walker is seen here sitting on a bench while playing with some kittens. One appears to be using Roger as its own jungle gym.

Lydia Middleton, whom a local elementary school is named for, standing on a porch.

This is a picture of Dr. Everett B. Fewell, dentist and respected citizen of Madison. Dr. Fewell was the son of Bennett and Sarah Egner Fewell. In 1900 Dr. Fewell was practicing in North Vernon but by 1909 he had moved his family and practice to Madison. In the early years he was in practice with…

Louis Decar was born June 30, 1923 in his beloved Madison. His father, also Louis, was the chief florist at the Madison State Hospital until his death in 1924. His mother, Helen, who instilled in him a deep love and respect for his hometown, raised him. Louis, or Louie, as he is most commonly…

Louis Decar was born June 30, 1923 in his beloved Madison. His father, also Louis, was the chief florist at the Madison State Hospital until his death in 1924. His mother, Helen, who instilled in him a deep love and respect for his hometown, raised him. Louis, or Louie, as he is most commonly…

Pius Schneider was the son of Fredoline and Katherine Schneider. He lived nearly all his life in Madison working as a carpenter most of the time. He died in 1930 at the age of 77. He was the last member of his immediate family.

Louis A. Ernst, Sr. was born at Chambersburg, Pennsylvania on November 14, 1846. When he was a small child he came with his parents to Cincinnati and in 1850 his family moved to Madison where he resided until his death on April 19, 1928. On October 4, 1870 he married Sophia Adell Brunner. She passed…

Darby Davis and his wife, Mae are shown relaxing along the Ohio as the Island Queen floats by. Darby Davis was born in Carroll County, Kentucky in 1886. In his younger days he was a blacksmith and boat tender, and in later years worked in the tobacco houses and as a fisherman. The couple lived on a…

Herbert, known to the locals as "Rolly", Rowlison was born in 1869 to Manlybert and Viola Rowlison. Rolly never married, staying at home with his parents until their deaths. He worked for many years at Hill's Livery Stable on Broadway. He died May 16, 1945 at the age of 75 at the county infirmary…

Robert Glass was born in 1882 to Frederick and Louisa P. Glass. He was a well-known and well-liked businessman in Madison. Upon the death of his father, he helped run the family businesses, the Frederick Glass Ice Cream Company and the Glass Dairy Company. He was also prominent in the affairs of…