John Coates Mary (?) Coates Benita (McGinnis) McCormick (1889 – 1984) Phillip C. McCormick (1892 – 1981) Fun-loving John and Mary Coates, just who were you? Caption reads, “John and lovely Mary Coates.” 1937, Mexico. Exact location unknown; possibly Taxco, Guerrero? From Benita (McGinnis) McCormick’s scrapbook. These photographs, from my great-aunt Benita’s scrapbook, tell us you were in … Continue reading "Friday’s Faces from the Past: Meeting John and Mary Coates"