Monday, September 12, 2016

Four Generations

Four generations of my Nana's family.
The photo above is a common one in the photos that once belonged to my Nana, Betty Jeanne Reynolds Jones. The one above is marked as from 1923. My Nana is the baby in the lap of Laura E. Ray, with her daughter Marie Frances on the left and mother Nancy Weaver Taylor on the right.
Same four generations, early 1930s.
The Indianapolis Star featured five generations of women in the family on 14 May 1944:

The photos over the years underscore a pattern, the women in the family were always pictured. There are very few of the fathers and husbands. An explanation for this will involve another post.

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