Those collars look absolutely agonizing. I wonder if that type of neck covering was for prim and proper or to cover up a goiter?
l.e. on 30th December 2014 @ 7:21am
Their father was Guilford Woodworth, a real estate agent in Hood River. Their mother was Sarah Rose Benton.
Ethel was born in 1882 and married a man by the name of Bridges and died in 1818 in Alaska.
Idel was two years younger, born in 1884. She married Roy Dean in Hood River on 9 October 1912 and eventually moved to California.
They are very well dressed, but don't think I would like those collars. Note the glasses with the chain . Hers seems to go down and be attached to something, maybe being attached to the watch that is on her lapel. Sometimes their glasses were on the chain with a gold hairpin and they actually were hooked into their hair. I have one like that.
Charlott on 30th December 2014 @ 7:21am
interesting, they both have pocket watches pinned to their dresses.
spinsur on 30th December 2014 @ 7:22am
So glad you find the info on these families, Charlott
Judy on 30th December 2014 @ 12:45pm
I was looking for some information to see if Woodworth Road in Parkdale was named for this family. Came across this interesting biography by Mrs. Coon.
Still don't know if the road is named for them.
l.e. on 30th December 2014 @ 12:54pm
I agree with Judy - Charlott fills in the blanks and it is always interesting! I have a portrait of my grandmother Stanford, wearing the same high collar and also wearing her glasses on a chain attached to a watch. i.e. I am going to go read that bio now - Happy New Year to you all. I look forward to more interesting and thought provoking posts in 2015.
Jill on 30th December 2014 @ 1:28pm
More tragedy in the family:
Ethel and Idel's brother Roy was married to Jessie Grace McClellan. She attended Idel and Roy Dean's wedding and then traveled on to Oregon City to visit her sister were she passed away from an illness leaving her husband Roy and two young sons.
From the Oct. 17, 1912 HR Glacier
Ethel and Idel were also cousins to Dr. H.D. Pineo DDS, featured in HHR photo #798. His mother was Amanda Woodworth sister to Guilford.
l.e. on 30th December 2014 @ 2:57pm
Ethel and her husband died in the sinking of the SS Princess Sophia disaster in Lynne Canal, south of Skagway.
I remember reading about the disaster when I was on a ferry traveling through this area. There is an island in the area with same last name as mine, so it makes it a little more memorable.
343 passengers and crew perished.
The November 21, 1918 Glacier reports that the body of Mrs. H.M. Bridges, daughter of Mrs and Mrs. G. D. Woodworth, arrived for burial at Idlewilde. Her husband's body was not recovered.
l.e. on 30th December 2014 @ 8:08pm