Sibling Saturday - My Aunts and Uncles
This may come as a shocker to some individuals, but my Dad has 14 siblings. Yes, 14. Dear old Grandad, who died 5 years before I was born, was married three time. He outlived his first two wives, and had children with all three. It may seem strange to some, but I was a mid-century baby, and my Grandad was born in 1866. Yes, you read that correctly. 1866. So, my Dad's oldest sibling was actually 1 year older than my Grandma! I thought it would be fun to try to find photographs of as many of these individuals as I could. So here goes! Rita Teree Bean 1896-1993 Lama Wellington Beane 1899-1957 Pauline Beane 1902-1925 John Monroe Beane, Jr. 1908-1972 Emmett Lorimer Beane 1910-1988 Blanche Audrey Beane 1912-2002 Ann Margaret Beane b. 1914 William McHarvey Beane b. 1917 Samuel Maxwell "Max" Bean 1919-1923 Ada Eleanor Beane 1921-2007 Dorothy Eloise Bean 1923-1925 Jack Bean-Ashley b. 1929 Walter Maxwell "Buster" Beane b. 1937 Edsel Ford Beane b. 1939 Roy Edwin Bean 1943-1946 The discrepancies in the spelling of their last name is as written. The children changed the spelling of their last name, adding an "e" on the end of the surname, after my grandfather's death. As you can see, from those lacking death dates, there aren't many of this generation left. It is with deep respect, honor, and ...