This entry is part of the 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks series. This week’s prompt is FAMILY PHOTO. To see other posts in this series, view my 52 Ancestors in 2019 index.
Flipping through my grandmother’s photo albums in 2013, I found a newspaper clipping she carefully preserved. It’s old and yellowed with age, but the article contains the earliest group photos I have of my mother’s family. At the time of the article, my grandparents James Paul Smith and Dorothy Jean Hendry were raising eight children — all age 8 and younger — on their farm in Liddieville, Franklin Parish, Louisiana.Continue reading James Paul Smith: Family Photos from Louisiana REA News