This pretty woman is probably a descendant of my 3rd great-grandmother, Eleanora Wissig Roth Kunz, and her second husband, Friedreich Kunz. The daughters of both marriages kept in touch even after life took them to different parts of the country; the Roth daughters went to Georgia, South Carolina, and Utah while the Kunz daughters stayed … Continue reading Photo: Who is She?
My grandfather's cousin recently sent us a photo of my great-grandmother, Martha Lake Carmichael, that we had never seen before. We don't have many pictures of her, so a new one is a treasure. In most of the photos we have, she is in profile or her features are lost in shadows. Some of the … Continue reading A New Old Photo
My paternal grandmother displayed family photos throughout her house: in built-in bookcases in the den and living room, on walls, and on dressers; photos of parents and siblings, children and grandchildren; formal photos and candid shots. I especially loved looking at the photos of my dad as a youth and those that captured my other … Continue reading Girls in White Dresses