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Andy Nelson Postcard

Description: Postcard with a photo of Andy Nelson in a wagon. He was born in slavery in 1862. His life spanned from slavery to the Civil Rights movement. Andy served for 35 years as the Worshipful Master of the Mosier Valley Masonic Lodge No. 103 until his death in 1960. He served on several grand juries in the 1950s. He posed for this postcard in 1912.
Date: 1912
Creator: Lessie

Archibald Franklin Crowley Family

Description: Archibald Franklin Crowley family on the porch of their home. He was named after his maternal grandfather, Archibald Franklin Leonard. This photo was probably taken on Mary Ann Leonard's 80th birthday. Alan Fitzhugh Crowley, Mary Ann Leonard, Robert and John Mugg and Martha Zinn are pictured also. Mary Ann Foster wed Archibald Franklin Leonard 2/28/1839. She was the daughter of Ambrose Foster and Susannah Medlin Foster. She was born 8/20/1822; died 5/19/1904; buried in Birdville Cemetery. They came to Grapevine in 1845 from Platte County, Mo.
Date: unknown