Wednesday, March 16, 2011
Wordless Wednesday - Twin Sisters
Missouri and Beatrice Markham were the second set of twins born 1899, to Monroe and Mary Byrd Markham. Missouri was a teacher in Lincoln County, MS. She never married nor had children. She died in 1925 of brights disease (kidney disease). Beatrice was a domestic. By the standards of her generation, Beatrice married late in life to Silas Johnson in 1938. The couple did not have children. Beatrice died in 1989 of Alzheimer's Disease.