Wednesday, November 4, 2020

52 Ancestors - BEARDS: Beards on Parade

No story. Just photos of bearded ancestors whom I have never met.


2X great grandfather
James Franklin Jollett

James Franklin's brother
John Wesley Jollett and wife 
Sarah Elizabeth Smith Jollett

William H. Jollett
aka William P. Boyd and wife
James Franklin Jollett's nephew

at a reunion
Susan Clementine Morris and Austin Morris
(James Franklin Jollett's brother-in-law and 
sister-in-law) and Ambrose Vernon

Jennetta Dovel Shiplett 
and Philip Pendleton Shiplett
(brother of my 2X great-grandmother Segourney Eppard)

My great-grandmother
Mary Frances Jollett Davis
with sister Emma and
brother-in-law Jack Coleman

family of Jack and Emma Coleman
in their younger years

2X great-grandfather
Mitchell Davis

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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  1. Quite a variety of beards in your family tree!

  2. Great pictures! Not a fan of beards but the men here "wore" them well.


  3. Great beards! I realized how few beards my ancestors had - at least those I have photos of.