Willard Rorke (baby), Gertrude Rorke Diller (woman)
Willard Rorke would have been three months old in this picture. Gertrude Rorke Diller was in fact Willard’s Aunt. His mother had died in either childbirth or a little after his birth. Gertrude Rorke Diller raised Willard.
A portrait of Gertrude Rorke Diller. On the back of the photograph a written note can be seen, the message from Willard calling Gertrude his dear mother.
William Ormand Rorke and Willard Rorke. William Ormand Rorke was Willard's father, he lived between 1887-1963.
A portrait of David Edward Colville Rorke at 7 months.
A tin photograph with a woman standing. The woman is unidentified but is believed to be part of the Rorke family.
A tin photograph with a woman leaning against a fence. The woman is unidentified but is believed to be part of the Rorke family.
Virginia Rorke Mckim, daughter of Ormond William Rorke and half sister to Willard Rorke. Ormond William Rorke fathered 1 son Willard with Willa Irene Mooney and fathered 2 daughters, Betty and Virginia, with Pearl. Neither of Ormand William Rorke's daughters had any children. Betty Rorke died at a young age and Virginia Rorke Mckim died in 1998.
This old style photograph shows a family portrait. Taken by Nright Collingwood.