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Susanna (Susan) LaRue Powers (1824-1881) was the wife of Thomas Thornton (1824-1916) and the mother of 12 children, one of them being Helen Thornton. I have been puzzled by the absence of a photo of Susanna in the family photo … Continue reading
Rebecca LaRue (1792-1856) was the daughter of Hendrick (Henry) LaRue (1755-1850) whose French Huguenot family arrived in the USA in 1670 and the family of his wife Marritje (Mary) Mandeville, also Huguenots, arrived in 1647. Rebecca married Nathaniel Hart Powers … Continue reading
May not be identical twins but someone went to a lot of work to make two identical outfits. Taken in Orono. Apparently women wore tight fitting dresses in the 1880s so this might give us a possible date.