|AGNES GOEHLE LAND|
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Agnes Goehle Land|
Agnes Goehle, the eldest child of Frank Goehle and Isabell Walsh, was born in New York City on April 5, 1922.
She married Edgar (Bud) Land in 1942. The had eight children: Edgar Jr., Marguerite (Maggie), Anthony, Justina, Zachary, Benedict, Matthew and Kevin.
Agnes died on April 19, 1996 in Austin, Texas. She is buried in St. Vincent Cemetery in Chatham, New Jersey.
|Collection of Justina Land Leler|
|Letter from Helen Bates Haines about a visit with Agnes, December 11, 1927|
|Letter in the collection of Justina Land Leler|
* In December 1927 Isabell Walsh Goehle was pregnant with a boy. Her first son, Frank, born February 18, 1928. In addition to Agnes, there were: Isabell born August 1923, and the twins, Peggy and Eileen born February 1926.
Helen Baines Haines was a nurse and social worker for the Presbyterian church. She was listed in the 1930 census in Manhattan: Haines, Helen Bates, age 37 single, Social worker, Presbyterian. According to various passport applications she was born in Michigan and served in WWI as a Red Cross Relief worker.
|Helen Bates Haines from her 1919 passport application|
|Agnes in the New York Times, 1933|
Preparing dinner for 16 Baby Garter Snakes Found Tedious Process by Woman ExpertMiss Nellie Louise Condon was president of the Reptile Study League. (New York Times, August 26, 1933)
On November 15, 1934 Miss Nellie Louise Condon of 536 East 84th Street was taken to City Hospital after she and 6 of her snakes were overcome by gas fumes when the coffee pot boiled over on the stove. She was listed in serious condition. The snakes were given to the ASPCA. (New York Times, NOvember 16, 1934)
Nellie Condon survived this episode and died of a heart attack at age 77 at her home at 536 E. 84th Street in September 1953. She had served for 16 years as the supervisor of school luncheons on the Board of Education until 2 years before her death. In addition to her interest in snakes she had been a bookkeeper and accountant at several hotels. In 1933 she was bitten by a copperhead while leading a field trip to the Ramapo Mountains. She was given an anti venom at the Suffern Hospital. (New York Times, September 25, 1953)
|Agnes graduated eight grade from St Jean Baptiste School in New York City on 19th June 1936.|
|Agnes as a teenager|
|Collection of Maggie Land Blanck|
Given to her by Peggie Goehle Edgar
|Agnes, a photo booth shot|
Unfortunately this photo has a lot of damage that is very hard to clean up. The copy on the left was cleaned up as much as possible while trying to maintain the integrity of the photo. The copy on the right is as scanned.
|Collection of Justina Land Leler|
|Collection of Tony Land|
|The Wedding of Agnes Goehel and Edgar (Bud) Land
February 15, 1942
|Collection of Maggie Land Blanck
LAND - GOEHLE
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Goehle of New York City and St.James, announce the marriage of their daughter, Miss Agnes Goehle to Edgar L. Land, son of Mr. and Mrs. Percy Land of North Country road, Smithtown Branch on Sunday afternoon. Miss Isabelle Goehle was maid-of-honor for her sister and "Bud" Swaine, of St. James, a friend of the bridegroom, was best man. A reception for the immediate families was held at the home of the bride's parents in Manhattan. (Smithtown Star)
|Collection of Helen Land||Collection of Nellie Goehle Burger|
|Agnes circa 1943||Agnes at her sister, Nellie's wedding, 1950|
|Both pictures from the Collection of Helen Land|
Agnes circa 1944, 101 North Country Rd., Smithtown, N.Y.
Home of Bud's parents
|Bud, Agnes and snowman, Highland Ave., St James, N.Y.
Home of Agnes's parents
|Agnes and Bud, Green Village Rd. Madison, N.J.|
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