This week’s 52 Ancestors challenge is just a cruel joke: someone we would like to meet. Seriously, Amy? Can I just say "the whole fam damily"?
While I certainly would like to meet my oldest known ancestors just to ask, “Who’s your daddy,” I have no way to expand on it. Instead I think I would like to meet this woman:
The human mother of this poodle named Cutey and whoever that other poodle was.
The mother or grandmother of these two children, John Jr. and “Bob” who was definitely a girl.
|Woman AND Cutey, "Bob," and John Jr.|
Dated March 1922
Back of photo says "while they had whooping cough"
This little family constellation DRIVES. ME. CRAZY.
Why? Because these photos are from a more recent time - 1917-1920ish. Surely I SHOULD be able to identify them.
But I can’t.
All I know is that they are related SOMEHOW to my great-grandmother Mary Theresa Sheehan Killeen Walsh and that they PROBABLY lived in New York City.
Poodle Woman, who are you?
Amy Johnson Crow continues to challenge genealogy bloggers and non-bloggers alike to think about our ancestors and share a story or photo about them. The challenge is “52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks.”
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