Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Wordless Wednesday
Anna Butler Coleman
1887-1956

Daughter of George and Mary Ann Butler
Wife of Melvin Coleman, Sr
Mother of Anna, Henry, Melvin, Johnnie, Willie May, J C, Nellie, and Eula Tee
How does Annie connect to my family tree?
Anna's hubsand Melvin Coleman was the son of Tom Coleman and Nellie Markham.
Nellie Markham Coleman and my great grandfather, Monroe Markham, were siblings.

Photograph Courtesy of Lincoln-Lawrence-Franklin Regional Library
100 South Jackson Street
Brookhaven, MS 39601
601-833-3369

9 comments:

  1. Yesterday as we were driving to the coast and passed the Lincoln line, I shared about your work with my student who was with me, and all I have enjoyed learning from your work through your blog.

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    1. Thank you for your kind words. Keep stopping by, I always enjoy the company.

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  2. You were FORTUNATE enough to find a picture of an ancestor in the library? I've said it before..."oh to have pictures."

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    1. The library acquired the photographs after the death of the photographer. He took pictures of the locals over several decades.

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  3. I wish more of those photograph collections would make it to a library or museum.

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  4. Hi Linda, Please keep the great stuff coming. Thanks!
    Saundra

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  5. Anna Butler Coleman was my grandfather, Johnnie Colemans mother.
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    Phillip Sterling

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  6. Anna Butler Coleman was my grandfather, Johnnie Colemans mother.
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    Phillip Sterling

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    1. Cuz, Thank you for your visit. I believe I met you a few years ago during the arrangements and funeral for my uncle's funeral, Jehu Marshall.

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