Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Lyle and Betty at the Park in 1922 -- Post 561 of (Not So) Wordless Wednesday

An Auble cousin gifted me with a photograph album of her family several years ago which included quite a few photos of my grandmother, Emily Kemp (Auble) Carringer and her parents, Charles and Georgianna (Kemp) Auble.

Included in the photo album, created by Bessie (Auble) Pentecost in about 1930, was this intriguing photo:

The two people in this photograph are Lyle L. Carringer (1891-1976) and his daughter, Betty Viriginia Carringer (1919-2002), my mother.  They both look so happy!  I don't have many photos of my mother laughing as a child.  She was about three years old in this photograph.  As was the custom, I think, adults went to the parks dressed up - a suit and tie in this case.  

According to the caption in the photo album, this was taken in El Monte Park (east of Lakeside in San Diego County) in 1922.   My guess is that my grandmother, Emily (Auble) Carringer (1899-1977) took this photograph and passed it to Bessie Pentecost.  Or, perhaps the Pentecosts were visiting, and Bessie or her husband took the photograph.  

Several years ago, while doing Auble research, a descendant of Will and Bessie (Auble) Pentecost contacted me and offered the album to me, telling me that it had many photographs of the family of my grandparents (Lyle and Emily (Auble) Carringer).  I have kept the album intact in case she ever wants it back, but have digitized many of the photos of my Carringer and Auble families. 

Unfortunately, there were no photographs of the parents of Charles Auble, David and Sarah (Knapp) Auble of Terre Haute, Indiana. 


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