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Re: Samuel Pershall of Washington County, MO
Posted by: Nora Tocus (ID *****4300) Date: March 22, 2009 at 01:23:06
In Reply to: Re: Samuel Pershall of Washington County, MO by Freda (Hanson) Sago of 117

In the 1930's and 1940's that I know of (I can't speak for other years) there was a well-to-do Pershall family living in Granite City IL. They owned a chain of grocery stores called the Tri-City Stores. My memory of them isn't sharp but I believe the father of the family was called Walter and his wife Mary and there was a grown son, I think also Walter, maybe another grown son whose name I don't know, and a younger daughter named Mary that I played with. I vaguely remember the name Sam Pershall. That's all I remember except that they had a beautiful house on 27th St between Delmar and Edison, across from Wilson Park. Also, Mary's mother was a very kind lady.


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