Ollie Sapp. Posing for his wife. World War II.

Ollie and Maxine Sapp – Turbulent Times

Part Two of the Romance of Ollie and Maxine Sapp. Click here for Part One and here for Part Three. On March 31st, 1942 Grandpa entered into active military service. Grandpa sent Grandma love postcards and pictures from the war. Some postcards were jokes to make her smile, others he just poured his heart out. None of the pictures …

Ollie Sapp Wedding Day Courtship

Ollie and Maxine Sapp – Young Love

Part One of the Romance of Ollie and Maxine Sapp. Click here for Part Two and here for Part Three. Frank Topliff Sapp and Carl Bryan Shuman were Wetzel County politicians, both having been Democratic County Chair, were best friends, and cousins. They had decided early on to consolidate their political power and wealth by entering their children into courtship and marry. Not …