Two years after Fred and Blanche were married, they started a family. First came Bernice Irene in 1912 and then James Sylvester in 1915
Age 21 mo. Age 6 mo.
James and Bernice approximately 3 yrs. and 5 yrs. old
In 1917 Bertha Lorene came along.
and below in 1919 Mildred Naomi. The photo to the right shows Lorene studying mom Blanche’s technique for cranking up the old Model T.
The following is the last photo taken of Mildred Naomi to the left, with older sister Lorene the right. Mildred tragically perished from an accidental gunshot incident.