Joseph Lafayette Bland was born 11-24-1881 and died 4-26-1943. He married Susan Ethel Robinson who was born 11-7-1882 and died 6-7-1967. They were married on 10-14-1902 at the Holy Name of Mary Church in Calvary. Their children were George Hite, Mary Thelma, Anna Matilda, Joseph Henry, William Abbott, Bernard Lafayette, Thomas Otha and Catherine Helen.
Family reunion story as remembered by
Betty Ann Mitchell
George M. Rogers