April Cover Photo

Daviess County, 1909

Proud of those Kentucky Watermelons!


Gretchen Xinopoulos, 6785 E. US 136, Brownsburg, IN 46112; [email protected], shares this photo, taken in Stanley, Daviess County, Kentucky, in 1909, of her family. Sitting, l-r: Charles Endel Snyder (Gretchen's grandfather) and William Beckham Snyder. Standing, l-r: James Lee Snyder (Gretchen's great-great-grandfather, born 1831, Roanoke County, Virginia), Dora Beth Snyder, James Frank Snyder (Gretchen's great-grandfather, born 1869, Meade County, Kentucky), and Annie Beauchamp Weddington Snyder (Gretchen's great-grandmother, born 1881, Hawesville, Hancock County, Kentucky). They are showing off the watermelons that they raised. When this photo was taken, Annie was pregnant with daughter, Mary Frank Snyder, born 2/1910.