This is my great grandfather, Joseph L. Bates, in 1870 - born 8/10/1835, Bay ST. Louis, Missouri; died 12/26/1897.
This picture of my Mother, Janice Crossett, was taken when she was about 15 years old in 1925. She lived in Caddo, OK and was the daughter of Guy A. Crossett and Daisy (Baxter) Crossett. She married Roy T. Downing (1) and Alex Bates (2).
Guy Crossett (photo taken in 1940) was editor and publisher of the Caddo Herald in Oklahoma for many years.
This is a picture of my aunt, Nina Faye Crossett, in 1925.
Baxter, Folsom, and
Robinson families on Christmas Day, 1905. Man holding baby is my grandfather.