A picture of my maternal Great Gramma, Eva (nee Clute) Kramer. I believe the photo was taken somewhere in Saratoga County, in the early 1900s
This is a picture of George Carrier, his wife Lavinnia & their children Donald, Robert & Joan, along with some family friends, in the back yard of their home
This is a picture of my paternal grandfather (who I never knew) & my paternal grandmother taken sometime between 1925 & 1935. It was probably taken in Corinth or Hadley, NY, where they were married& lived & where my Dad was born in 1930. My grandfather left his family in 1939. My Dad never acknowleged this man as his father & they never saw each other again until 1988, when Wm. F. Smith Sr. was on his death bed & requested my dad go to see him.
This is the presentation of the retirement certificate to Master Sergeant William F. Smith, after 22 years in the USAF. The presenter is Colonel Robert P Baumann, USAF, at Westover Air Force Base, Chicopee, mass.
This is a photo of my Paternal Grandmother, Grace (Madison) Connors & Bobby Smith (me), taken at Easter 1955. I was staying with Grandma because my next youngest sister was due to arrive at any time.
This is a picture of Bill & Joan Smith, taken in June 1952, one month after their first child (me!) was born. My Father was stationed in D.C., for a couple of years in the early 1950s.
This is a photograph of my Dad, William F. Smith. It was probably taken during basic training in 1948. He was 17 years old when he entered what was then the Army Air Corps.
This is a photo of my Maternal Grandfather, George L. Carrier, when he was a Private in the 309th Field Artillery Battery at Camp Dix New Jersey. He went to France to fight in WWI.
This is a picture of my Maternal Grandmother & Grandfather. I believe it was taken in a photographer's studio in or around Troy, NY. Both are deceased & their final resting place is in Oakwood Cemetery, Troy, NY