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Old Photographs ~ Article from Readers Digest ~ “Mothers in Hiding”


I found this in Readers Digest the other day. I hadn’t ever thought about mother’s being disguised in the pictures. I always thought it was amazing that the children sat still for the period of time it took to take the picture.  I can barely catch my children smiling and standing still long enough with a digital camera.   Now, I will have to go back through all my old photographs and see if there is anybody disguised. The photos I’ve recently reviewed do not have anybody.

I found some articles with more pictures of hidden mother’s. They are kind of scary and creepy and that doesn’t even include the one’s that are post mortem.

From Daily Mail:

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Looking For … Sunday ~ Looking For photographs of John F. STAFFORD and Clarissa Jane EYTCHESON STAFFORD

Today I am looking for photographs of John F. STAFFORD and Clarissa Jane EYTCHESON.  The only known photographs to  my family were put on their tombstone and somebody came along and shot the pictures out.  Thses photos would complete 5 generations of photos for me.  John was born January 4, 1862 in North Carolina and he died February 13, 1904.  John’s parents were James Gilcrease STAFFORD and Luzena Mellisa LLOYD.  John’s siblings were Mary Emmer STAFFORD (1864 – 1957), Martha Luella STAFFORD (1867 – 1941), Robert Gilcrease STAFFORD (1869 – 1943), Cora A. STAFFORD (1872 – 1900), Levi Loften STAFFORD (1875 – 1938), Lyndon Thomas STAFFORD (1878 – 1952), and Elmer David STAFFORD (1882 – 1945).

John married Clarissa Jane EYTCHESON on March 5, 1885.  Clarissa Jane was born in January 11, 1860 and died in 1921.

Clarissa Jane’s parents were Enoch J. EYTCHESON (1825 – ?)  and Susanna STARR (1823 – 1883).  Clarissa Jane’s siblings were William H. EYTCHESON (1852 – 1932), Elizabeth EYTCHESON (1854 – 1910), Mary S. EYTCHESON (1855 – 1855), Sarah I. EYTCHESON (1856 – 1876), and Cynthia Ann EYTCHESON (1857 – 1922).

John and Clarissa Jane’s children were Enoch James STAFFORD (1886 – 1964), Nellie Enola STAFFORD (1888 – ), William Arthur STAFFORD (1891 – 1974), and Irvin John STAFFORD (1893 – 1956).

John and Clarissa Jane were buried at Hills Baptist Church in Clinton County, Indiana.

John’s Timeline:

1862 ~ Birth on January 4th

1870 Census ~ Washington Township, Dallas County, Missouri

1880 Census: ~ Adams Township, Hamilton County, Indiana

1885 ~ Married Clarissa Jane on March 5th

1900 Census ~ Jefferson Township (west half), Tipton County, Indiana

1904 ~ Death on February 13th

Clarissa Jane’s Timeline:

1860 ~ Born  January 11th

1860 ~ Census ~ Jefferson Township, Tipton County, Indiana

1870 ~ Census ~ Jefferson Township, Tipton County, Indiana

1880 ~ Census ~ Jefferson Township, Tipton County, Indiana

1885 ~ Married John F. STAFFORD on March 5th

1900 ~ Census ~ Jefferson Township (west half), Tipton County, Indiana

1910 ~ Census ~ Jefferson Township, Tipton County, Indiana

1920 ~ Census ~ Jefferson Township, Tipton County, Indiana

1921 ~ Death

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