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Friday, June 29, 2012

Friday's Photo: A New Photo of My Grandmother

My grandmother died in 1927 when my father was seven years old. Dad did not remember a lot about his mother, but he and other relatives had old photographs.  A few weeks ago, I spent two days in Denver. My first cousin, Jackie, left all of her genealogy files to the public library in Denver and I spent a full day going through the boxes. There were many, many xeroxed copies of photographs in the boxes, but this one of my grandmother, probably taken in the early 1900s, is one that I had not seen. I would love to find the original!

Myrtie Hairston Bryan 1880 - 1927


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  1. I think that she favors my Aunt Dorothy, photo taken in 1950's


    1. Hi Shana, I couldn't access the facebook photo, but I am sure that most of the Hairstons in the U.S. descend from "Peter." My Hairston family was a branch of one of the Hairstons who moved to S.C. I am still trying to prove the connection. Thanks for reading my blog! My posts each Sunday will be about members of my Hairston family.

    2. Okay, you're welcome, I look forward to reading more. Thanks!