Robert Tanner holds his granddaughter Deborah Lee.. she was approx 1yr old. Her mother was Betty Jane Theresa Tanner. Her father Melvin Luther Martin.
Robert Edward Tanner, also known as Bob -- delivered ice in Providence, RI.
Leon S. Tanner, my grandfather's brother. He was a rodeo cowboy.
Here is what was remembered by a cousin of his: I have to tell you that your mothers Uncle Leon, use to stay at our house, or my grandmother Sadie house, maybe every couple of month for a week or two when he was in town. He showed me how to rope things. I bet I could not do it now. He was big on rodeo's. Do you know that he got his stomach, ripped apart by a bull horns in one of these rodeo's and almost was killed way back then.
Calvin & Cherry Martin are sitting, surrounded by their children: Wilma, Calvin, Gilbert, Jack, Melvin, Marion, Barbara.
Bud home on leave, visiting with his mother, Cherry May (Mitchell) Martin
Melvin Luther Martin sent this picture to his grandparents.
Lenora Adeline or Adeline Lenora James. Married twice... 1. William Coker .. had one daughter Mary Coker. 2. Hiram Harris Mitchell .. had six children: Calvin James, Lenora Ella, Charles Nicholas (sheriff), Pvt. George Washington, Leona Adeline, Ada Belle.
Amanda Stanbrough Martin with four of her grandchildren -- Gilbert, Melvin, Marion, and Calvin. Gilbert went by Gib, Melvin went by Bud, Marion went by Marty, and Calvin went by Cal.