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Studio portrait of a woman and a child.
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Photo 95838 of mother & child is Sarah Organ (nee Bosher 1897-1930) and her daughter Margaret Mary Organ (1916-1923) who appears to be about 1. She was born in Nov 1916 so photo was taken in 1918. Charles Thomas 'Tom' Organ, the husband & father, was away at war at this time (1916-1919). Margaret was born 5 months after he left. He returned when she was 2. Margaret died in a house fire in 1923 when she was 6. Sarah died 7 years later of TB. You can read their story here .. http://www.familytreecircles.com/charles-organ-margaret-maggie-smith-golden-bay-49410.html

- ngairedith

Posted on 12-01-2019 16:24:57