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Francis Samuel (Bud) Johnson and family

This is the Bud Johnson family of Pike County, Arkansas. Names are on the photo itself. One son remains unlisted. The picture is from Ancient Faces, at

I am really depressed about this poor gentleman's unbuttoned waistcoat! Imagine how humiliating it would be to get those photos back and have no option for a retake.

Van Arkel, Gorenflo, Robertson, Baughman, Shook, Hightower, and Rush families, from Ancient Faces

Photo of Jan and Judith Van Arkel and children. Probably taken about 1880. Another daughter, Marie, born Sept 7, 1863, died at the age of 8 months. This shows 9 children (no in-laws).

The family members are (not in photo order):
Judik (known as Judith) (nee Ver Ploegh) Van Arkel, b Apr 28, 1825
Jan Van Arkel, b Sep 14, 1822
Ellen (nee Van Arkel) Brand, b Jun 23, 1866
Dirkje (known as Dorothy) (nee Van Arkel) DeKock, b Oct 26, 1859
Henry Van Arkel, b Oct 27, 1869
Nicholas Van Arkel, b Nov 20, 1857
Aartje (nee Van Arkel) Ver Ploeg, b Sep 28, 1865
Leendert Van Arkel, b Oct 23, 1855
Martinus ( known as Marion) Van Arkel, b May 2, 1868
Henrietta (nee Van Arkel) VanDer Linden , b Oct 1, 1853
Angeline (nee Van Arkel) De Bruyn, b Feb 14, 1861

The picture is from Ancient Faces, at

This family has 4 children plus one on the way. This is the last family photo taken (January 1919). In April 1919 the father was injured and killed by a train in M…

Whitehead, Mangan/Young, Boone, Emery, Spencer, Setty/Adams, Hamilton, and Bean families

Edward C. and Mollie Whitehead family, taken October 22, 1915, taken in front of the Strang or Whitehead Hotel, which they owned.

Front, left to right: Jack Whitehead, b Sep 23, 1902; Edward C Whitehead, b 1854; Mollie Whitehead, b Mar 29, 1863 with Gladys Whitehead, b Feb 24, 1913; Susie Whitehead, b Mar 29, 1905
Back: Neill Whitehead, b Apr 11, 1896; Walt Whitehead, b Dec 4, 1893; Nell Whitehead, b Nov 11, 1891; Arch Whitehead, b Jan 28, 1899; Edith Whitehead, b Oct 24, 1881; George Whitehead, b Jul 2, 1887

The picture is from Ancient Faces, at

Possible family names are Mangan or Young. That would be the oldest daughter holding the toddler. Or maybe there are two wives?
The picture is from Ancent Faces, at

Charles and Mary Odessa Aldridge Boone and their twelve children, 1929.

Left to right:
Charles Emmett Boone, 57; Mary Odessa Boone, 51; John Andrew Boone, 33; Alpha May Boone Link, 31; Ella…

Parker, Quick, Tuck, Munson, Morgan, Logan, Munroe, Breitenbucher, Akers, and Marshall families

The photos in this post are all from Ancient Faces family-research-photo-sharing website. Specific links are under each photo.

Omie Parker Jr. family, TN. Omie Parker is probably one of the sons.


Heenan And Sara Quick family. Left to right: Alonzo Adam Quick, b Aug 30, 1897; Bertha Mae Quick, b Feb 30, 1900; Everette Litton Quick, b Aug 18, 1895; Heenan Jacob Quick, b Mar 24, 1864; Richard Henry Quick, b Mar 23, 1902; Sara Arizona Cross, b Aug 23, 1877; Bessie Elizabeth Quick, b Jul 27, 1894


This is a photo of James (Jim) Madison Tuck and family. Contributor to Ancient Faces writes, "I believe 'Sallie' to be his 3rd spouse and some of the children in the photo may be from his second marriage to Ellen Creekmoore. I have found James and Sallie living in Choctaw County Oklahoma in 1920 census, James age 67 and Sallie S. age 47. " Picture is from http://www.ancientfac…

Leiper, Eldridge, and Lund families

Charles Leiper & Eva Mable Mallow-Rice family, 1946

Parents: Charles Leiper Rice, Eva Mable Mallow-Rice; children: Evelyn Grace Rice-Martz, Elsie Marie Rice-Hymes, Carl Wade Rice, Kenneth Charles Rice,
Willis Ray Rice, Earl Lawrence Rice, Allen Eugene Rice, born Dec 1946, Glen Thomas Rice


The Stephen Eldridge family were pioneers of Hat Creek, Wyoming. They survived the effects of the 'Johnson County Wars', without the death of any family member.This photo was taken in front of their homestead near Hat Creek, WY.

Front, left to right: Minnie Eldridge-Galloway, b Jul 25, 1892; mother, Ann Elizabeth Long-Eldridge, b Sep 5, 1854; Sarah Delora Eldridge-Clapp, b Feb 20, 1880; father, Stephen Eldridge, b Oct 6, 1848
Back: Homer Eldridge, b Sep 5, 1883; Thomas Eldridge, b Oct 5, 1888; Manzona Eldridge, b Jun 5, 1876; Cora E. Eldridge-Atwill, b Apr 8, 1890


This is the family of Pe…

Gillette, Carpenter, Parker, and Teague families

New information recieved!  See under first photo.**

Gillette family in front of family home, 1914, with cousin Addie Hale. Along with Addie, the other three girls in the back don't have the surname Gillette, but seem to be included as part of the family by the contributor. Perhaps they were cousins being raised together? Who knows?

Front: Cleveland Gillette, 4 yrs, b May 9, 1910; Daniel Clayborn Gillette, 42, b Mar 18, 1872; Hannah Jones Gillette, 33, b Aug 1, 1881; Lena Gillette, 2, b Oct 24, 1911; Clayborn Gillette, infant, b Jul 9, 1913
Back: Stephen Gillette, 6, b Sep 7, 1907; Richard H Gillette, 11, b Jun 21, 1903; James Gillette, 17, b Oct 1896; Callie Stoutenberg, 13, b May 9, 1901; Algerine Stoutenberg, 10, b Dec 1904; Lula Mae Stoutenberg, 11, b Dec 1903; Addie Hale, 13, b Dec 1901.

**Anonymous writes: These are my grandparents and most of their children. My father is the baby in his mother's arms.  This is a blended family. This is a 3rd marriage for each spouse. The…

Roberts, Tilmon, Griffith, and Burnson/Andersdatter families

George W. Roberts family of Darke County, Ohio. From

Elijah Tilmon & Effie Frances Mardis and their children, of Morgan Co. AL.

Most likely George & Eunice Becker Griffith, and their children. The man behind Eunice is John Henry Griffith.


Ole Burnson with wife Agatha Andersdatter with their nine children. From

Mallory and Smith/Thompson/Tomsen families

Enos and Alice Mallory with children Julie, Ella Irene, Will, Charlie & Dorthea, 1879.


Possibly Ida Smith (b. abt 1862, Fayette Co., TN) and her husband and children. Her husband may be a Mr. Thompson (Tomsen?). The photo was probably made in the 1890's. The photographer's stamp says Chickasha, Indian Territory. The present day town of Chickasha, OK, is in Grady Co., southwest of Oklahoma City. The photograph was saved by Ida's first cousin, Maggie Hall Smith, also of Fayette County, TN.


McLaughlin and Breidenbach families

Family portrait of the James Orr McLaughlin family of southeast Kansas.
Front: James Orr McLaughlin, b 1858; Mattie Rogers McLaughlin; Elizabeth and Belle. Back: John, Charles, and Oliver


Vincent (Vincenz) and Maria Eva Breidenbaugh, originally from Oberbach, Germany, and their children. In Germany his surname was Breitenbach, so this photo may already be on my sute under that name. Photo probably taken on their farm in Defiance, Co. OH


Colyer and Gruna families

Martin T. Colyer, his wife Linn, and their children in front of family home about 1890 to 1900.
Left to right: Martin T., Nellie, 4, Linn, 45, Ellen (Bab), 16, Lilly, 14, Vada, 12, Abe (Ably?), 9.


Gruna family. Front, left to right: Catherine, Julia, (dad) Nicolas, Adam, (mother, not identified), Rose. Back: Caroline, b Aug 12, 1909, Mary


Key, Tatu, Burgess, and Basham families

These pictures are all from Ancient Faces family-research-photo-sharing website. Specific links under each photo.

John Henry Key and family. The names are on the photo, but I can't read the mother's name on this computer. What a handsome family!


William Joseph Tatu family, 1899, on front porch of residence in Buffalo. They are descendents of Francois Xavoir Tatu, who left Doubs, Franche-Comnte, France, in 1833 to emigrate to the US. Wm. J. Tatu, here depicted, is the third generation of that move. The photo was taken June 1890. Aloysia ("Alla") Tatu was 20 years old in the photo.


Frank & Rillie (Swartz) Burgess family In Guthrie, Oklahoma about 1910. I'm pretty sure that's mom and dad, second and third from the left in the back, and all their children.


The John Ellis Basham Family taken circa 1897…

Binkley and Anthony families

These photos are from Ancient faces, family research photo-sharing website. Specific sources below photos.

Studio portrait of the Binkley family, taken approximately 1914.
Front, left to right: Elza, Levi, Marie, Maryetta, Carl
Back: Amos, Rosa, James, Elsie, Sam


Beautiful family. Contributor says this family may be related to Dominick Arneto Anthony or the Cushings of Oregon, probably the Anthony's side of the family. Dominick Arneto Anthony came over from Spain.


Capps and Glassman families

These photos are from Ancient Faces family research photo-sharing website.

Georgia Ann Capps, daughter of George Dickerson, with her husband, children, and her brother.

back: Beulah (Capps) Kinsey, b Jul 24, 1900; Minnie Marie (Capps) Myres, b Jul 27, 1904
front: Joseph William Dickerson, b Nov 11, 1867; William Capps, b May 19, 1861; Georgia Ann (Dickerson) Capps, b Nov 1, 1869; John Marvin Capps, b Apr 2, 1896; Tina (Capps) Ross, b Feb 6, 1891; Luvica (Capps) Striplin, b Sep 13, 1888


Gustave and Sophia Louise Halling Glassman family, abt 1895.

The parents are: Gustave Glassman, 50 yrs, b Dec 1845, and Sophie Louise Halling Glassman, 44, b Nov 18, 1851.
The children are: Mary (Molly) Glassman, 21, b Jul 10, 1874; Carrie E Glassman, 8, b Apr 13, 1887; Friedrick August Albert Glassman, 15, b Sep 21, 1880; John R Glassman, 18, b May 20, 1877; Arthur Charles Glassman, 15, b Sep 20, 1880. I'm not sure all the dates are right - those boy…