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Vintage photos of:
Oliver Jett Cliser with wife Elizabeth Jewell Cliser and their son Elbert. A horse and buggy ride to church in 1918. Oliver and Elizabeth Cliser raised 14 children in Virginia. Their farm was on the Blue Ridge Parkway just north of Route 211 near Luray, Page County, Virginia - Shenandoah Valley. Oliver Cliser the Third Cliser generation here in America, he passed away in 1970.