Notes from the past…


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Women’s History Month, Day 4: Charles & Mary Rogers

My great-grandparents, Charles and Mary Rogers were married in 1912 after a year-long courtship.

This is their story…

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Charles Arthur Rogers, ca 1912. A nice guy, needs a wife…

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A recreation of a postcard that Charles sent to a new “mystery lady”…

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The “mystery lady”, Mary Tennessee Turner, ca 1910…

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A December wedding…

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It’s official…

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In spite of the weather…

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A handsome couple…

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“At Home after December tenth Yoakum, Texas”