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Echoes of Effingham: Looking at Family Lines in an Old Album

POSTED: August 1, 2017 5:36 p.m.
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Morgan Family about 1915

These are nine of the eleven children born to John Richmond Morgan and Adda Leonora (Wilson) Morgan of Clyo, Georgia. They are standing in their birth order from right to left: Anza Leonora “Nora” Morgan (Fletcher), Gussie Lynn Morgan (Hinely), Ruby Lee Morgan (Mallory), Maggie Belle Morgan (Blackburn), Herman Rudolph Morgan, Emmie Leona Morgan (Goethe), Amelia Berry “Deal” Morgan (Dekle), Irvin McDonald Morgan and Johnnie Valdee Morgan (Zittrouer). The two not pictured are Minnie Lou Morgan, their second born, who died when only one year old and Neta Eveline Morgan, their sixth child who lived only two months.

Rolin S. Loper Family about 1958

Left to right: Rolin S. Loper with his fourteen children: Ruth (Loper) Brantley, Thelma (Loper) Neidlinger, Merle (Loper) Edwards, Orrie Mae (Loper) Beebe, Bernice Loper Tomlinson, Beatrice (Loper) Cullen, Frances (Loper) Jenkins, Juanita (Loper) Hodges, Marie (Loper) Morris, Geneva (Loper) Wood, Reggie Loper, Edward Loper, Richard Loper and Danny Loper. Older 8 daughters were by his first wife Edna Ruth (Shipes) Loper and 2 daughters and 4 sons by his second wife Gracie Marie (Rahn) Loper.


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