Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Grant and Mary Lyons Markham
b. 1868

Grant Markham 1868-1947
Son of James Markham and Marilda Whitney

Mary Lyons 1868-1940
Daughter of John Lyons and Fannie

The couple's children were:
Addie, Susie, Lillie, Clara, Lucile, Rosa, Ora, Olian(Otis), and Bertrand.

How does the couple connect to my family?
Grant Markham was a brother to my great grandfather,
Monroe Markham.

Photograph Courtesy of Otis Markham, Jr
Direct Descendant of the Couple

6 comments:

  1. While talking to my friend and colleague, and one of our top grad students, I enjoyed sharing about the research you do and how much I have appreciated what I have learned from your work, and especially when you link or post to the original documents and photographs. Our grad student is interested in research using Photovoice, and I think of how the pictures you share create such opportunities to tell the stories.

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    1. I had to google Photovoice because I hadn't heard of this interesting tool. "A picture is worth a thousand words."

      Thank you for sharing my family blog. I am learning from you as well.

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    2. I also really enjoy the research you do. Since I was raised in a rural area, I enjoy learning about the history of rural locales (and just about life in general in rural places). Your research tells an important story that really needs to be told.

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  2. Thank you, Sheryl. So many of us have memories of a rural community and it is important to tell those stories. Blogging makes it easier to share and explore.

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  3. Miss Mary looks a bit peeved. I wonder if she was giving that look to somebody.

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  4. Miss Mary probably had a long day and the last thing she wanted to do was take a picture.

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