S: 520 North Main Street
1: 520 North Main Street, Paulding, Ohio, built in 1901 by Edward & Blanche Staley. Their family included a step-daughter, Jessie, b. 1886, and three sons: Nelson, b. 1893, pictured above in the middle, Robert, b. 1895, and Edward Jr., b. 1903.
3: From the "Historical Atlas of Paulding County, Ohio," published in 1892 Note: birthdate shown is incorrect. Edward was born on March 7th, 1858
10: Jessie Persia Staley born to Edward's first wife, Elva Day, who died a few weeks after Jessie was born.
11: Jessie Persia Staley
12: Robert & Nelson
13: Robert & Nelson
14: Robert Patterson Staley, 6th Marine Regiment, WW1 died in 1927 from lingering effects of being gassed during the war.
15: Robert Staley
16: Nelson Staley died in 1911 from a drowning accident while on a family vacation in St. Ignace, Michigan
17: Edward Jr., Nelson & Robert Staley about 1906
18: South side of the house
19: Edward Staley
22: The old jailhouse, where Ed Staley worked as Paulding's sheriff
26: Edward Staley
27: The dining room, with Edward & Blanche on the left, with Nelson seated between them, and Robert seated at the far end.
29: J. Edward Staley, Jr. became Chairman of W.T. Grant, before dying in 1987, survived by his fourth wife, two sons, one daughter, and eight grandchildren, including the author of this book.
30: Carolyn Dangler purchased the house in 1987. Peter Staley is a great grandson of Edward & Blanche.