Homecoming at West View School

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[Date of the Homecoming event and original publication of this material is unknown]

Last Friday evening about 7 o’clock cars began to drive into the West View School from miles around for a get together of former teachers and pupils. After a supper a program was given by the teacher, Miss Alma Lehman and pupils, after which histories were read by representatives of the pioneer families.

They were given of the Fulks family, by Roberta Milburn, the Fulks family came to the district in 1731. The Peter Newkirk family who homesteaded in 1732, by Darlene Hofstetter; in 1835 the Thixtons, by Merlyn Hofstetter; the Bowen families in 1835, by Mrs. B. F. Akin; Hays families, by Mrs. John Carter; the Loganbills, Balora Hofstetter; Lehmans by Alma Lehman; the Grinsteads, by Gerald Rimel; Weltys, by Clara Welty; the Schaffters, by Glen Schaffter; the Baxters, by W. H. Baxter; the Kaspers and Ratzliffs, by Mrs. Edward Roth and the Foley family, by Mrs. E. H. Fowler.