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How far back can you go in photo's of your family?

The baby on the old womans lap is my maternal grand mother...the old woman is her maternal great great grandma.  Pretty cool huh?  This photo was taken in 1921

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Asked by salexander at 10:25 AM on Apr. 30, 2011 in Just for Fun

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  • I have a photo of my maternal grandpa from about 1880 and of my grandma from about 1890. (I am old as dirt.....LOL )

    Answer by minnesotanice at 10:29 AM on Apr. 30, 2011

  • I love that my grandparents saved EVERYTHING! We have found photos of them when they were little- so that would be from the early 1920's! I know I will treasure those always! :)

    Answer by mrsmom110 at 10:32 AM on Apr. 30, 2011

  • The baby in this picture is my Grandfather with his parents (my great grandpa holding him) and his sisters.


    Answer by Anonymous at 10:33 AM on Apr. 30, 2011

  • I have 3 pics of my maternal grandmother and maternal great grandmother from the early 1900s

    Answer by virginiamama71 at 10:34 AM on Apr. 30, 2011

  • I can go back in pictures 7 generations. That would be all the way back to my Great Great Great Grandfather. I'm generation 6 and my children are generation 7. I forget of the top of my head what year that is.....

    Answer by SAHMinIL2 at 10:35 AM on Apr. 30, 2011

  • Cool pic anon. I have tons of these, so glad my family kept them. I have one of my Maternal great great grandma that was taken in 1890 something. I will treasure them always. I am currently working on scanning them to my computer and then getting them on disk just in case.

    Comment by salexander (original poster) at 10:37 AM on Apr. 30, 2011

  • I think my dad has a daguerreotype of one of great-great grandmothers. I'm not sure of the exact date, but I would guess that it's from around the 1840s based on family history.

    Answer by Eek_a_Geek at 11:47 AM on Apr. 30, 2011

  • same here i have some in the 1800s of family that was given to me before my gm passed this last year.

    Answer by desires_place at 12:16 PM on Apr. 30, 2011

  • The 1920's but we have family portraits (paintings) dating back to the early 1800's.


    Answer by beeky at 5:02 PM on Apr. 30, 2011

  •  MY Great Grandmother  from the 1800's.


    Answer by LilyPondOasis at 8:25 PM on Apr. 30, 2011

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