Saturday, June 4, 2011
Wedding invitation for Louise Moran and Harrell Moran II to attend the marriage of Carolyn Elizabeth Cobb (b.April 24 1907 d. June 2 1997) to Mr Joseph Linton Godown (b March 25 1906 d. March 29 1992), June 8, 1938 in Nashville TN. Carolyn was Godown's second wife and was the daughter of Charles Henry Cobb and his first wife, Marion Moran Cobb. The invitation reads "Mr and Mrs Charles Henry Cobb announce the marriage of their daughter Carolyn Elizabeth" but in reality Carolyn's mother, Marion Moran Cobb, died in 1934 after jumping from a bridge so the Mrs. Cobb mentioned in the invitation would've referred to Cobb's second wife and not the mother of Carolyn.
|We found this in a plain white envelope, one of many items discovered in the desk of Virginia Shumate Moran. b.Jan 10, 1888 d. April 22, 1970 It is obvious that whoever they are, they were precious to Mrs. Moran because it has a glass cover, the frame is tin and the tintypes appear to be soldered into the frame.|
Of all the tintypes we've found so far, this is the only one which is in a frame.
These photographs came from a set of negatives that were found in the Moran home. The envelope said "The Dawson Kraft-Shop Columbia, Tennessee." We think they were taken in the early to mid 1930's.
|Marion Louise Moran on the steps of Moran home, Dresden TN. born Sept 24th 1923|
|Garage and workshop behind the Moran home.|
Nathan Harrell (Bub) Moran with kittens on the grounds of Moran Place, Dresden TN. born 1918
|Nathan Harrell (Bub) Moran with puppies on the north side of the Moran home, Dresden TN|
|Nathan Harrell (Bub) Moran with an unknown servant on the backsteps of the Moran home. Dresden, TN|