Dolph’s Letters – June 1909

Dolph Barker

Dolph Barker

Wednesday Evening
June 30th ’09

My Dear Lois:-

As it has almost grown to be a habit for me to write you on Wednes. night, I will endeavor to ans. your most appreciated letter I received yesterday.

There is nothing I enjoy more than reading your letters. They kindly remind me of by gone days when we had better opportunities to converse than we have now but I will try and content…

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A Golden Wedding Anniversary Celebration

A Golden Wedding Anniversary Celebration – almost 100 years ago

For John Thomas Barker and Linnie Ann (Blake) Barker
Sponsored by their son Adolphus “Dolf” with sisters assisting

Time: Maybe July 4th, 1917
Place: Hense Spring Park, one mile south of Holland, Ga.

These memos’ recorded by their granddaughter, Ethel Cofer Newton, believed to be the only survivor who is now 77 years old, March 8th, 1974.

We got word that Uncle Dolf was having a big picnic for…

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George and Emma

Wedding Photo- George Rauschenberg and Emma Barker

This is supposedly the wedding photo of George Rauschenberg and Emma Barker (1871-1923). George and Emma were married sometime before 1893 and had two daughters, Pauline and Georgia. Emma was the second child of John Thomas Barker and Linia Blake. So far I have not found anything about George. Family lore has it that he left Emma, but in the 1900 census Emma lists herself as a widow. Both…

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