You think I’m spending every minute with that mermaid
puzzle, but I’m also using January to fullest effect and going
through, organizing old photos. Last May I told you that I . . .
would show you a photo of my great grandmother. This was
when I was telling you about my grandmother—-read all about
it at “Stuff in the Old Blue Trunk”.
I never knew my great grandmother, but we always had an old
tintype photo–and I had heard the story from my grandmother
that her mother married at thirteen. I used to go around joking
that my great grandmother was married at thirteen and I wasn’t
even engaged yet! Not sure how true the story was anyway.
Her name was Elizabeth Cady but they called her “Belle”. So
I always thought of her as Belle Cady. She had three sons and
a daughter—the daughter was my grandmother, Evalyn.
This is a photo of the old tintype which had been colored in by
I suppose all your photos are organized, too!