Benita (McGinnis) McCormick (1889 – 1984) “Baby Maureen” is the only person we can (partially) identify in these pictures. Here she is, with (possibly) her parents and another man. Might her mother be cousin Bessie Quinn? More Mystery Cousins! As with the other photographs we’ve seen recently on this site, these come from … Continue reading "Friday’s Faces from the Past: More Irish Mystery Cousins"
Benita (McGinnis) McCormick (1889 – 1984) Benita McGinnis, about 24 years old, on the Cunard ocean liner R.M.S. Franconia, 1913. Sometimes I have to pinch myself when I look at these photos of my great-aunt Benita in Europe and realize they were taken exactly 100 years ago. After finishing her studies … Continue reading "Traveling Tuesday: Benita Goes to Europe"