She Wore Black

Jemima was born June 17, 1856, in Clear Creek, Fairfield County, Ohio.  She was one of twelve children born to Joseph Henry and Hannah (nee Steward) Christy.  Looking at this photo, a carte de visite, I noted the sitter’s black dress, black ribbon at her neck and two large, black bracelets.  These things suggested to... Continue Reading →

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