Posted 6 years ago
No one knows why my husband’s grandfather (right) and his brother were dressed up as cowboys in the first photo. His grandfather did tell my husband how hard times were in England in the early 1900s and that’s why he and his brothers came to America and maybe they were just happy to be here! There’s also a family story about how they first went through immigration. Apparently you needed to show that you had $50.00. One brother showed officials the money, then secretly passed it behind his back to the next brother, etc. The second picture shows the three brothers: Phil, Sam, and Jack. Ya gotta love Uncle Phil’s shoes! Both of these photos are postcards. The last photo is that of Jack’s sons, the older one being my husband’s father, taken around 1922. They don’t look very excited about being on horseback.