Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Daniel Autrey Hanners Baby Pictures


Today I found some very sweet pictures. It was such a surprise, since there are almost no baby pictures of grandpa, Daniel Autrey Hanners. In fact, there is some question as to whether these are of him, or his older brother, Claibourne Gladstone Hanners.  The two boys looked so much alike, as babies, that later when their mother went to label these, she wasn't sure, which of her sons it was.

Since neither of the two pictures, is showing the face of the baby, we can just enjoy them, and think of grandpa, when we do, for no doubt, he did these things as well. At least we know where he is playing, which is in the front yard, of his grandma's house, in Doniphan, Ripley Co., Missouri. Her name was, Harriett Adeline Parker, and she married, gr. grandpa, William Russell McFalls Autrey, a.k.a. Mack.

Grandpa is still in dresses here, and every time I see one of these old photo's, with the baby all in white, I think, how on earth did they keep them clean?! He looks like he is having a lovely time, in the dirt and grass, doesn't he.

This is such a fun picture. I do not know who the lady is, that is holding the ponies head, and is nearly cut out of the picture, but the lady in white, is grandpa's mother, Mary Ann Autrey-Hanners. It looks like she is giving her son driving lessons, tho it just may be, she is trying to get him to get down, or is telling him to just sit still for the picture. This puts a whole knew meaning to the idea, of strapping your baby, into his car seat. In this case, "cart seat."

1 comment:

Yvonne Ellsworth said...

I wonder if the white was clean like how it works in hospitals, they just bleach everything. Since you can always bleach to white again.