Walter Wade Donnelly was born February 08, 1874 in TN, and died November 20, 1947 in Oxford, PA. 8 May 1896 in Johnson County, he married Hattie Virginia Elliott, born 1874 in Ashe Co., North Carolina, daughter of Julius Elliott and Martha GREER. (see their picture)
Walter came to PA in 1920 where he purchased 120 acres of land in Russellville, PA. He had a general store on the farm. His son Thomas ran a garage repairing vehicles and selling tires. Thomas closed the garage and worked with Walter in the store. They sold gas, feed, groceries, clothing and hardware. Later the store was given to Wade to run in the late 1940's. Julius ran the farm until his death in 1932, Thomas took over the farm then and helped run the store. Today Thomas's wife Mildred and daughter Joyce Edwards still live on the farm.
Children of Walter Donnelly and Hattie Elliott:
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