15 January 2018

Treasures in the family photo album


No. 2 — Jan. 12, 2018

Favorite Photo: Worth a 1,000 words. Indeed.

By Myra Vanderpool Gormley

3 Generations of Vanderpools and 3 Kimbro sisters

Back row, the 3 Kimbro sisters: left to right: Cora (Kimbro) Vanderpool, LaVada Kimbro and Mollie (Kimbro) Vanderpool. Front row: 2 Vanderpool brothers and their 3 children (double first cousins), left to right: Russell Braxton “Brax” Vanderpool and daughter, Esther Evelyn Vanderpool; John R. Vanderpool and his two children, Edna and John O. Vanderpool (my father). Seated in the chairs to the right are the parents of the 2 Vanderpool brothers — Mary Elizabeth Kelly and William Carroll Vanderpool. Date of the photo is estimated to be about 1912. Location is probably McIntosh County, Oklahoma, near Eufaula.

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