Monthly Archives: July 2009

Smile for the Camera ~ They Worked Hard for the Family

Smile for the CameraThey Worked Hard for the FamilyJames Henry Corel with HorsesOver Memorial Day weekend I had the opportunity to talk with my grandparents about our family history and I was able to go through some old photos, scrapbooks, and other items that had been saved over the years.

I was awestruck when I saw this first photo of my great great grandpa, James Henry Corel (son of James Pickens Corel) driving his horses – I just think this is a GREAT shot! James Henry, like many of my ancestors, farmed the Kansas soil to provide for his family.

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