These twenty images represent about 25 percent of the pages in one of 40 scrapbook albums created by Jeannie describing our childhoods, and life together from dating, to marriage, to empty nesters.
Mama and Daddy:
These are the only photos of Jeannie’s parents as small children. The second photo is her father’s family.
Those Were The Days: Pictures of Jeannie’s parents as young adults and their marriage, along with photos of both her parent’s families.
And Baby Makes Three: More pictures of the Wigton family and the growth of Jeannie’s family.
The Seasons of Life: The family grows, new families begin, and the older generation is not forgotten.
Branches of the Tree #1: As the family tree grows more branches are made. This photo and the next three are all about the branches of the family tree.
Branches of the Tree #2
Branches of the Tree #3
Branches of the Tree #4
Earliest Personal Photos: Covers the years from 1946 – 1951 (Jeannie was born in November of 1945)
More Earliest Personal Photos: These pictures are from 1953 – 1961. Note: There is a “slot” cut into this scrapbook page at the top and inserted into it is a “My Memories” Document, which can be removed and read.
“My Memories” Document: This “My Memories” Document, (inserted in the previous scrapbook page) is twelve pages long, which is really a journal of Jeannie’s childhood.
Growing up on the Farm, Photo Page 1
Growing up on the Farm, Photo Page 2
The Times They—- This page focuses on Jeannie’s brothers and sisters. The theme is continued on the next photo page.
–Are A Changing: The Wigton children are growing up and starting families of their own. This page covers the years from the 1960’s to 2002
I Love my Family: Jeannie now has her own family. Page 1 of 2
I Love my Family, Photo Page 2: From her kids, to her grand kids.
The Rogues Gallery: Now who could that fellow be? I think his name is Curt Swisher.
Boy Meets Girl…And they Fall in Love: Photos of Curt and Jeannie, dating and then courtship, and soon to be married.
From This Day Forward: Two page spread of our wedding day, June 7, 1969. By the way, Jeannie made her own wedding dress.
From This Day Forward, Page 2: More wedding photos.