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On 8 Jan 2018 at 22:31 GMT Liz (Noland) Shifflett wrote:
The photo above of "Elizabeth and Olive Watkins" is one of my favorites. Elizabeth, standing, is my Grandmother Elizabeth, who I knew well. She was born within 20 years of the War Between the States, which she referred to as "the Late Unpleasantness".
My parents were in their 30s when I was born, and my mother was born the year my Grandmother turned 28, at their home on the grounds of Vicksburg National Military Park. It was always a bit of a jolt to see Grandmother's birth year: 1896.
I joined WikiTree a month after my mother died, and posted "Thoughts from Liz not long after, contemplating the changes Grandmother Elizabeth had seen in her life.
I miss them both.
On 22 Nov 2016 at 00:40 GMT Liz (Noland) Shifflett wrote:
Brien, Elizabeth Watkins Nat'l Num: 597510 Chapter: 3044MS Join: Jun 1975
She joined because her cousin wanted her to:
McRae, Selby Watkins Nat'l Num: 494649 Chapter: 0000MS Join: Apr 1963
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