Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Georgianna (Kemp) Auble and the Pentecosts -- Post 563 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:

I am not sure who all of these people are in this photograph.  The older woman on the left looks like Della (Smith) Carringer (1862-1944), my great-grandmother.  I may be wrong about Della.  The second woman on the left is certainly Georgianna (Kemp) Auble (1868-1952), my great-grandmother.  The woman on the right is probably Bessie (Auble) Pentecost (1881-1969), and the man in back is probably Will Pentecost (1869-1953).  The Pentecosts lived in Danville, Illinois until after 1930, and resided in Whittier, California after that.  

I don't know the setting of this photograph, the street scene is not familiar to me.  It may be in San Diego or in Whittier.

I don't know the date of this photograph.  Georgianna is fairly old in this photo, and Bessie and Will are too.  I'm guessing it's the early 1940s. 

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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1 comment:

bgwiehle said...

All 3 of the ladies are wearing full-length skirts -- the date must have been much earlier than the 1930s: possibly 1910s. Will looks to be in his 30s, which would fit the earlier date. Perhaps the species of tree would help identify the locale - the photo isn't sharp enough, but it seems to have compound leaves.