Front to Back - Meda Ruth Franklin, Mable Lucy Franklin (behind Meda), Cora Foster Franklin.
Photo taken by Harriett Russell Stratton at her "Cactus Cottage" home on the occasion of Mabel Franklin's birthday, October 26, 1894. Meda Franklin died as a child in 1897 at the age of seven years, and is buried in Stebbins Cemetery alongside her father.
Front, F to R - Elizabeth Abbott, Emily Lucas (St. Louis), Louise Cummins, Lucy Foster.
Back Row, L to R - Lena Stebbins, Cora Franklin, Georgene Lucas (St. Louis), Dora Dewey.
Sitting Front, L to R - Earnest Joseph Loy (siting on his father's lap), Joseph Yancey "Joel" Loy, Myra Jane Loy (wife of Joseph), Arthur William Loy (sitting on his mother's lap), John Leigue Allen Sr., Mary Catherine (Burnett) Allen, Ardella Mayrel Allen (sitting on her mother's lap - died one year later), Minnie Juanita (Allen) Richards (standing), Henry Mitchell Allen.
Standing Back, L to R - Margaret Allen Cramer, Rev. John Leonard Allen, Bunyan Lovingood, Rachel Viola (Allen) Dickerson, Martha Evaline "Mattie" (Allen) Pierce , William Drury Allen.
L to R - Lucinda Ingle Hinds (wife of James), Olive (Hinds) Wyatt, Rosetta (Hinds) McPheeters/White (front), Lula May (Hinds) Dannel (back), James Milo Hinds, Thomas Roscoe Hinds (baby)..
Birth of youngest child in family, Imogene (Hinds) Burnett, did not occur until 1907.
Children, L to R - Lena Stebbins, Charles Foster, Dora Dewey, Floyd Foster (back) , Unknown, Lucy Foster, Media Franklin, Unknown, Unknown, Unknown (back), Cora Franklin.
Adults in the middle of the photo are thought to be (on the left) Martha (Jolly) Foster (mother of Floyd, Charles and Lucy Foster), and Blanche (Foster) Franklin (mother of Media and Cora Franklin).
Front Row, L to R - Eastland Leander Stratton, Thomas Cary, Mrs. Jere Shufeldt, Samuel Quick, Wealthy (Gaylord) Marsh, Margaret Quick (wife of Samuel).
Back Row, L to R - Nelson Frank Highboy, Mrs. Charles Pope Yeatman, Abidjan Adam Hubbard, L. Jane Hubbard (wife of Abijah), Mary (Wheeler) Stratton (wife of Eastland), Lydia Daniels, Mrs. Celia R. Clark (wife of William H. Clark).
*"Sixty-Niner Picnic" was an annual event recognizing those who arrived in Tennessee before 1870.
Nelson Franklin Higby died 1901 in Grandview, Tennessee, and is buried in the Cummins Cemetery. He is the only member of his family buried in Grandview. Photo by Harriet Russell Stratton.
Julia (Graham) Higby and her family moved from Grandview shortly after her husband's death. She died 1931 in Pomona, California.
Nelson Graham Higby. Husband of Jessie Genevieve (Huntington) Highby, a Grandview neighbor. Died 1954 in Pomona, California.
Children of Nelson Graham and Jessie Genevieve Higby. L to R - Ralph Huntington Higby, Helen Higby, Nelson Franklin Higby.