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    Posted 6 years ago

    shareurpas…
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    Here's a photo of the great grand parents. The ring I posted belonged to him...too bad we couldn't see his ring on him! I took a close up to see her rings and although it's hard to see them, they certainly don't appear to have come from a box of cracker jacks!

    I don't know what year they came to the U.S.A. but I know my grandmother, my moms mom, was born in the very early 1900's and had 5 siblings. He must have done very well for his family being a Court Translator.

    I don't remember this grand father (great) but I do remember her! She didn't read a bit of English and never spoke much either. She was 98 when she passed and I think I was somewhere under 10. Now who's gonna do that math?

    Here also is the best I could do with a photo of the rings hallmark. I have no idea what type of photo this actually is...obviously, zero knowledge in that category.

    Enjoy

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    Comments

    1. racer4four racer4four, 6 years ago
      For the era they have a very humanist and benevolent look. You know most of my old family photos everyone looks absolutely pissed off and over life!
      Some good genes there Share!!
    2. shareurpassion shareurpassion, 6 years ago
      Ahhhh, Karen, you are always good for a good laugh! I remember your Lurch story! It's that time of year again...are you ready??? I know, play that song for him and maybe a niece so they can dance to it, then post it for us!!!
    3. shareurpassion shareurpassion, 6 years ago
      Thanks for the loves Kevin and Mike! Greatly appreciated ;)
    4. jscott0363 jscott0363, 6 years ago
      shareurpassion, Your Great Grandparents were very dignified and classy looking. What a wonderful picture you have here.
    5. kivatinitz kivatinitz, 6 years ago
      nice having something of our grandparents
    6. Caperkid, 6 years ago
      Wonderful picture.
    7. bladerunner22 bladerunner22, 6 years ago
      Very nice photo.
    8. Alan2310 Alan2310, 6 years ago
      shareurpassion, that's a wonderful family treasure, priceless, and with the ring, this is so special, love it, ;-D
      I have quite a few also, i have to keep follow what i start 9 month ago, i will have more time this winter to share with CW, my family history.......

      Alan

      Alan
    9. shareurpassion shareurpassion, 6 years ago
      Thanks to all of you that loved and commented. I do appreciate it all. And yes it is pretty special to have these for those special moments. Thanks again!

    10. Trey Trey, 6 years ago
      Family heirlooms are priceless:)
    11. antiquerose antiquerose, 6 years ago
      Sweet !! Thanks for sharing something so personal !!
    12. shareurpassion shareurpassion, 6 years ago
      Thank you Trey. They are aren't they. Funny how a photo or a piece of jewelry can take you back so many years and you feel that moment again! Amazing.
    13. shareurpassion shareurpassion, 6 years ago
      Thank you Rose. I really enjoyed sharing these. When I started coming on here I thought I would never share anything personal! It's all good! We're family now anyway, right?!
    14. antiquerose antiquerose, 6 years ago
      @SHAREURPASSION - You bet WE are !!
    15. Rick55 Rick55, 6 years ago
      Your great grand parents were such a handsome and distinguished looking couple!
    16. Gillian, 6 years ago
      My eyes were first drawn to the photograph, and I agree with Rick55 what a beautiful picture they make together. Very smart clothes too.
      So I magnified it, and saw in a better light, the frame. It too is beautiful, worthy too of being an heirloom. Do have any information about it?
    17. Elisabethan Elisabethan, 6 years ago
      Wonderful photo and frame!
      Take care shareurpassion and don't stress :)

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