Pictured left to right:
Frederick Shell, Mary Shell Lutes, David Shell, Catherine Shell Lutes, Alfred Shell.
These brothers and sisters were children of David Shell and his wife Sarah Eaker. Catherine married David Lutes as his second wife (married October 18, 1858); they are my great grandparents. Catherine is buried in the Deck Cemetery in Lutesville. MO.
Mary Shell above married Jesse Lutes; she and Jesse are also buried in the Deck Cemetery. David Shell above is buried in the Shell Cemetery.
Cathy Lutes Gowdy
Marin Co., CA