Notes from the past…

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

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

This is their story…


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”…


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


A December wedding…


It’s official…


In spite of the weather…


A handsome couple…


“At Home after December tenth Yoakum, Texas”

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