Lou Bare, 1878-1960, great-grandmother

Lou Bare Lou Bare was born on 4 July 1878 in North Carolina, the daughter of Rudolph Bare (born 29 October 1837; married 23 February 1866; died 30 March 1919) and Fannie Wagoner (born 29 Dec 1848; died 22 Dec 1929). According to the census, she lived in Jefferson, NC in 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, … Continue reading Lou Bare, 1878-1960, great-grandmother

George Cecil Bower, 1893-1987, great-grandfather

George Cecil Bower (back row, third from right) with siblings and parents. I knew my great-grandfather, George Cecil Bower. He was already 74 years old when I was born in 1967, so my memories of him are of a man well into his 80s. Nevertheless, I do have some prominent memories of him. First, for … Continue reading George Cecil Bower, 1893-1987, great-grandfather

Hattie Almedia Bare, 1895-1975, great-grandmother

Hattie with her mother, grandmother, daughter, and granddaughter. This photograph (circa 1940) is a five-generation photo, which I'm told is fairly rare. The baby is Monte Ann (Little) DeBoard. Monte Anne is sitting in the lap of her mother, Ruby Helen (Bower) Little. Behind Ruby is her mother, Hattie (Bare) Bower, at the upper-right. To … Continue reading Hattie Almedia Bare, 1895-1975, great-grandmother