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For riches are not for ever and doth the crown endure to every generation? Proverbs 27:24
I am posing with a picture of my great grandparents, Charles and Anna Roach Turner on the side of the frame closest to me and on the far right is Anna's older sister Mattie...I don't know what the occasion was that they were dressed so fancy but I love the hats that they wore back in that era...
Anna passed away in 1939 and Charles, in 1914. before I was born and of course never met them.
My great grandmother was a school teacher and taught all grades in Brainerd,Minnesota, before she met her husband, Charles who owned and operated a Hardware Store .They had seven children...5 girls and 2 boys. Their oldest daughter, Bessie, was my grandmother..There is more data about her in the previous pages.
My great grandmother Anna, lost her left eye due to Diphtheria and wore a glass eye.) Her older sister Mattie, (shown in the picture) and their older brother David, were both born in Wales. The rest of the children including my great grandmother were born in the USA.
Mattie was a lady of wealth. She became heir to a cotton plantation and wrote articles and stories for magazines. She was a colorful lady and I would have loved to have known her and read her stories.
The picture I am posing with is a copy from the original print that was done for me at a photo lab. The ancestor pictures I have shown here and previously were found in a box of pictures stored in a shed after the folk's house burned down in January, 1951. Many family pictures before I was 7 years old were destroyed in the fire including the loss of my younger brother who died as the result of burns & smoke inhalation...
Shutter speed 1/5 sec.
Aperture f 10
Focal length 93 mm
Light Source :White Fluorescent
and existing light in the room.
Also by Andrea Petersen
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