Photograph of the Vest Family, 1911


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Photograph of the Vest Family, 1911 from the collections of the Worthington Historical Society (WHS) may be used for educational purposes as long as it is not altered in any way and proper credit is given: "Courtesy of the Worthington Historical Society, Worthington, OH." Prior written permission of the WHS is required for any other use of Photograph of the Vest Family, 1911. Contact WHS at to request permission.

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Photograph of the Vest Family, 1911 is a picture, with genre photograph and group portraits. Its dimensions are 6.19 in. x 8.06 in..

It was created in 1911.

Worthington Historical Society is the Contributor.

Members of the extended Vest family are posing for this 1911 photograph outside the Vest home at 91 East Granville Road.

Seen in the back row, left to right, are Elmer Gloyd, Caroline Vest Long, Carl Long, Cornelia Vest Corbin, and Bertha D Vest; in the middle row are Kate Vest Gloyd, Winfield P Vest, Cornelia G Vest and Sam E Corbin; and in the front row, Ellen K Gloyd, Harold Gloyd, John Long, William Long, and Frank Corbin.

Winfield and Cornelia Gillespie Vest, who both resided in Malta, Ohio during their early lives, were married in 1877 and lived in Worthington one year later when their first child was born.. The two lived at 91 East Granville Road and had one son,Samuel Winfield Vest, who died of diptheria at age 10, and four daughters, Katherine, Caroline, Cornelia and Bertha.

Katherine "Kate" Vest married Elmer Gloyd in 1906 and had two children, Harold and Ellen. The family lived at 119 East Granville Road. In addition to working as a carpenter and contractor, Elmer Gloyd served as a member of the Chamber of Commerce, the Village Council, and the Water Board.

Caroline "Carrie" Vest married William "Carl" Long, who ran Long’s Drug Store, and the couple had three children, William C., John, and Lawrence Long. They resided at 707 Morning Street.

Cornelia Vest married Samuel Ellis Corbin of the S. E. Corbin and Son Funeral Home and was mother to Frank Corbin. Cornelia was an active member of the Worthington community. She bought the Worthington Inn in 1936 and was a member and former organist of Worthington United Methodist Church as well as a trustee of the Worthington Library.

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The Worthington Historical Society identification code is 02-G-261.15.

The Worthington Memory identification code is whs1258.

This metadata record was human prepared by Worthington Libraries on September 23, 2021. It was last updated September 27, 2021.