Wednesday, June 23, 2021

1958 Family Photo in San Diego -- Post 674 of (Not So) Wordless Wednesday

  I can't help it, I can't do a wordless post! This is one of my favorite colorized photographs:

This photograph was taken in front of St. Dunstan's Episcopal Church in the College area of San Diego in the summer of 1958.  The occasion was the baptism of my brother Scott with our paternal grandmother present (the only time we met her in person).  

From the left, the people are:

*  Walter Wood, husband of my father's sister, Evelyn.
*  Stanley Seaver (in front), my brother, age 12 at this time.
*  Frederick Seaver (in back holding Scott), my father, age 46 at this time.
*  Scott Seaver (held by Frederick), my brother, age 2 at this time).
*  Diana Soule (in front), my first cousin once removed, granddaughter of Walter and Evelyn, age 11 at this time.
*  Marshall Chamberlain (behind Diana), husband of Dorothy (Taylor) Chamberlain.
*  Evelyn (Seaver) Wood (behind Marshall), my father's sister, age 55 at this time.
*  Betty (Carringer) Seaver (next to Evelyn), my mother, age 39 at this time.
*  Randy Seaver (in front), age 14 at this time.
*  Lyle Carringer (in back, next to Betty), my maternal grandfather, age 66 at the time.
*  Emily (Richmond) Taylor (in front), Dorothy's mother, Bessie's sister, my father's aunt, age 78 at the time.
*  Alma Bessie (Richmond) Seaver (in back on the right), my paternal grandmother, mother of Frederick and Evelyn, age 76 at the time.
*  Dorothy (Taylor) Chamberlain (in front on the right), daughter of Emily, wife of Marshall, my father's first cousin.

I don't know who took this photograph; it may have been my maternal grandmother, Emily (Auble) Carringer, who is not in the picture.  If she had been, the photo would have included all of my ancestors alive at the time!

This photograph was originally black-and-white and I colorized it using the MyHeritage InColor photo tools.  


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