New Year and new resolve to write more often. My Aunt Carol recently sent me a package with several family pictures and some genealogy information that she had. Thank you!!! Some of the pictures I had seen before but many I have not. We are going to talk about some of my favorites from this package.
The first one is a photograph at Christmas with mom (upper right) and Carol’s (upper left) cousins on their dad’s side. Nashella (lower right) and Larry are the children of Lacy’s sister Mae. Patricia (lower left). One of the two girls had to show off her dolly.
The second photo I wanted to share is one of my favorites. It depicts three Sublett siblings and their spouses. From left to right: Odelle and Lacy Sublett, Mae and Carrington Burruss and Claudia and Harry Foster. Annie is not pictured. She moved away while the three other Sublett Siblings stayed in the Lynchburg area. I do not know where the picture was taken. It was definitely taken in the country, not Lynchburg. Maybe Mom and Carol can tell. I like this picture because it looks like they all have on their Sunday best.
This next picture is the earliest picture I think I have seen with my grandmother, Odelle and her mother Carrie Lou Hicks Moss. My grandmother was born in October of 1916 in Petersburg, Virginia. This was Carrie’s third pregnancy. She had two children earlier, both whom died. So, when I look at this picture of this mother holding onto her child like she is, I see a woman holding on and not wanting to let go. It has to be the worse thing in the world to lose a child. I recently had a close friend that had to go through this. But this picture is one of hope also. Carrie went on to have three more children after my grandmother was born.
To conclude my Photo Friday, I am including two pictures of unknown children. This is a reminder to all of us that we must label the back of our pictures with an archival pen, so future generations will know who they are! Look at how cute they are. I wish I knew who they were.
Until later, I will be exploring backwards.