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Rivard, John T. / Triple centennial jubilee souvenir book : Somerset
(c1956)

A century of faith,   pp. [39]-108


Page 90

William H. Shay Family
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Shay
William, son of John W. Shay and Emma Anderson, was born
in Georgetown, Wis. He married Anna M. Vanasse on Jan. 12, 1915.
Children of this marriage are: Donald (married Annabelle Lemire),
Eloyne (Mrs. Kenneth Hecht), Marvon (married Mable Johnson),
Gladys (Mrs. Vernon Parnell), Harold (married Donna Beebe), Vernon
(married Marville Carlquist), Marcel (deceased, Oct., 1929), William
L. (married Rachel McNamara), Dianne.
Left to Right, Front Row: Donald, William L., Dianne,
Harold. Back: Elayne, Vernon, William  H., Anna,
Marvon, Gladys.
William H. came to Somerset in June, 1913. Serving in World
War I, he spent fourteen months in France. He was appointed Post-
master on July 1, 1936, making the third generation of Postmasters
in his family. He still holds the position.
Upper Left Corner: John W. Shay. Above: Old Homestead.


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