Here I am cranking up for a mission in the Republic of South Vietnam. It was probably one of the most dangerous missions I was on as I came back with 13 bullet holes and an injured crew member.
This is Ogle Howard Hickerson taken at Ft. Riley, Kansas in 1918 right after his induction. He was released about 6 months into his service because as he put it "They found out I couldn't read or write very well".
John Tippy farmhouse 4 1/2 mi. S.W. of Blodgett, Missouri in S.E. part of state. In the rear is Mary Robena Mayberry, wife of John Tippy. The other names listed are Florence, Noah, John, Mary & Charlie. I am not really sure which is which or the total relationships.
Twins, Martha Belle & Mary Ann Hickerson, Luvena Arnold, Elmer Shelton Hickerson, older brother to Martha & Mary. Taken on the farm belonging to my Grandfather, Ogle Howard Hickerson, in 1927 or 1928 just prior to them selling out and moving to the Ft. Morgan, Colorado area and then on to Iliff, Colorado, near Sterling, Colorado where the family remained. Some members of the family are still in the area.
Twin sisters, Martha Mobena & Mary Robena Mayberry, namesakes of my aunts, Martha & Mary Hickerson
Lavissa Bell Tippy & son Benjamin Franklin Arnold taken approximately 1918. This is my Great-Grandmother and my Grandmother's brother.
Lavissa Bell (Tippy) Arnold and son, Benjamin Franklin Arnold
Thomas Lee Arnold, husband of Lavisa Bell Tippy, father of Florence Nightingale(Arnold)Hickerson. Date Unknown.