Saturday, May 25, 2013
These photos were almost certainly taken in Wilkes County, N.C. They are the sisters and mother of the owner of this album, my grandmother, Nora Bessie McNeil Snyder (1900-1992).
Left: Mary Lougenia McNeil Sebastian (1908-1966), called "Jenie." Jenie married Paul Sebastian and had three children, two daughters and a son.
Center: Jenie's twin sister, Mattie Lodemia McNeil Snyder (1908-1997), called "Demie." Demie also had two daughters and a son. Demie married a Snyder brother (Don). Demie's sisters Nora and Toyce also married Snyder brothers (Tom and John). So the children of these three sisters are double first cousins.
Right: Clara Eva Hettie Ellen Jarvis McNeil (1873-1959), called "Eva." She and her husband, George Thomas McNeil (1870-1930), called "Tom Pick," had 8 children. They had six daughters, then two sons.
Friday, May 17, 2013
Left: Clara Eva Hettie Ellen Jarvis McNeil (1873-1959), probably on the porch of her home in Millers Creek, Wilkes County, North Carolina. "Eva" was the mother of Nora and Toyce.
Center: Nora Bessie McNeil Snyder (1900-1992). Nora was my grandmother.
Right: Sisters having a chat: Nora and Toyce Etta McNeil Snyder (1905-1969), in Moravian Cemetery (Old Salem) in Winston-Salem, N.C. Nora and Toyce married brothers Tom and John Snyder, so their children were double first cousins.