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Jason Duncan
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#0799, forroby1.jpg, Wilkes, Roby Forester, Roby Forester, son of Gwen Forester.
#0798, forpoll1.jpg, Wilkes, Polly Forester, Polly Forester and her son Billy. She was the wife of Roby Forester. She is somehow related to the family of James W. Blackburn (b1864).
#0797, cotbons1.jpg, Wilkes, Bonson Cothren, On the back was written: Mr. Bonson Cothren, (and then below that) C. D. Bauguess. Perhaps this picture of Bonson was given to Demmie Bauguess (b1901).
#0796, byrmary1.jpg, Wilkes, Mary E. Bauguess Billings (b1863), This must be Mary E. Bauguess Billings (b1863-1938) who was the second wife of William McKinley Billings. She was the daughter of James M. Bauguess. On the back was written: Mr. Billings, hair dark (now gray), eyes deep blue; Mrs. Billings, hair dark (now gray), eyes pale blue.
#0795, blaunk14.jpg, Wilkes, Bernice and Dovie, Bernice and Dovie (last name not known), daughters of Grace who was the sister of James W. Blackburn (b1864).
#0794, pruarch2.jpg, Wilkes, Archie Pruitt, Archie Pruitt, son of Charlie W. Pruitt.
#0793, blaunk12.jpg, Wilkes, Unknown, Unknown. This was found among pictures of the Bauguess, Pruitt, and James W. Blackburn (b1864) family. Probably Blackburn.
#0792, blaunk11.jpg, Wilkes, Unknown, Unknown. This was found among pictures of the Bauguess, Pruitt, and James W. Blackburn (b1864) family. Probably Blackburn.
#0791, blaunk10.jpg, Wilkes, Unknown, Unknown. On the back of the picture was written: Ellie. This was found among pictures of the Bauguess, Pruitt, and James W. Blackburn (b1864) family.
#0790, blaunk09.jpg, Wilkes, Unknown, Unknown. This was found among pictures of the Bauguess, Pruitt, and James W. Blackburn (b1864) family.
#0789, blaunk08.jpg, Wilkes, Unknown, Unknown. This was found among pictures of the Bauguess, Pruitt, and James W. Blackburn (b1864) family.
#0788, blaunk07.jpg, Wilkes, Unknown, Unknown. This was found among pictures of the Bauguess, Pruitt, and James W. Blackburn (b1864) family. Probably Blackburn.
#0787, blaunk06.jpg, Wilkes, Unknown, Unknown. This was found among pictures of the Bauguess, Pruitt, and James W. Blackburn (b1864) family. Probably Blackburn.
#0786, blaunk05.jpg, Wilkes, Unknown, Unknown. This was found among pictures of the Bauguess, Pruitt, and James W. Blackburn (b1864) family. Probably Blackburn.
#0785, blaunk04.jpg, Wilkes, Unknown, Unknown. This was found among pictures of the Bauguess, Pruitt, and James W. Blackburn (1864- Aug 1947) family. This might be the side of the home of James W. Blackburn.
#0784, blaunk03.jpg, Wilkes, Unknown, Unknown. This was found among pictures of the Bauguess, Pruitt, and James W. Blackburn (b1864) family. I tend to think he belongs to the Blackburn family.
#0782, blashel7.jpg, Wilkes, Shelby Blackburn, Shelby Blackburn (b1939), daughter of John Clate Blackburn and Demmie Bauguess.
#0778, blashel3.jpg, Wilkes, Shelby Blackburn, Shelby Blackburn (b1939), daughter of John Clate Blackburn and Demmie Bauguess.
#0776, blashel1.jpg, Wilkes, Shelby Blackburn, Shelby Blackburn (b1939), daughter of John Clate Blackburn and Demmie Bauguess.
#0774, blapoll3.jpg, Wilkes, Polly Blackburn Myers, Polly Blackburn (b1943), daughter of John Clate Blackburn and Demmie Bauguess. She is holding her niece Tina.
#0773, blapoll2.jpg, Wilkes, Polly Blackburn Myers, Polly Blackburn (b1943), daughter of John Clate Blackburn and Demmie Bauguess.
#0772, blapoll1.jpg, Wilkes, Polly Blackburn Myers, Polly Blackburn (b1943), daughter of John Clate Blackburn and Demmie Bauguess.
#0771, blajim1.jpg, Wilkes, James W. Blackburn, Jr., James W. Blackburn, Jr. (b1864) and his wife Bettie Miller. The picture is double exposed.
#0770, blachar3.jpg, Wilkes, Charlene Blackburn Thompson, Charlene Blackburn Thompson (b1941), daughter of John Clate Blackburn and Demmie Bauguess.
#0769, blachar2.jpg, Wilkes, Charlene Blackburn Thompson, Charlene Blackburn Thompson (b1941), daughter of John Clate Blackburn and Demmie Bauguess.
#0768, blachar1.jpg, Wilkes, Charlene Blackburn Thompson, Charlene Blackburn Thompson (b1941), daughter of John Clate Blackburn and Demmie Bauguess.
#0767, bilthel1.jpg, Wilkes, Thelma Billings, Thelma Billings (b1928), daughter of Romas Billings and Bettie Bauguess.
#0766, bilmunk1.jpg, Wilkes, Barbara Jean Billings, Barbara Jean Billings (b1934), daughter of Romas Billings and Bettie Bauguess.
#0765, billill2.jpg, Wilkes, Lillard Billings, Lillard Billings (b1926), son of Romas Billings and Bettie Bauguess.
#0764, bilepel1.jpg, Wilkes, Epel Billings Cothren, Epel Billings Cothren (1910-1979) and her son Clatis E. (b1929). Her husband was James O. (Jim) Cothren (b1908).
#0763, bilbarb1.jpg, Wilkes, Melna (Munk) Billings, Melna (Munk) Billings (b1928), daughter of Romas Billings and Bettie Bauguess.
#0762, beebria1.jpg, Wilkes, Brian Beeson, Brian Beeson, son of Ernest Beeson and Sally Bauguess (b1911).
#0761, beeboyc2.jpg, Wilkes, Boyce Beeson, Boyce Beeson, son of Ernest Beeson and Sally Bauguess (b1911).
#0760, beeboyc1.jpg, Wilkes, Boyce Beeson, Boyce Beeson, son of Ernest Beeson and Sally Bauguess (b1911).
#0759, bauunk25.jpg, Wilkes, Etta Pruitt and Cling Bauguess, Etta Pruitt and Cling Bauguess. On the back of the picture was written: July 31, 1925 - Etta - Cling. She is pointing a gun at him and taking his wallet. Identified by Audrey Zablocki.
#0758, bauunk24.jpg, Wilkes, Unknown, Unknown. This was found among pictures of the Bauguess, Pruitt, and James W. Blackburn (b1864) family.
#0757, bauunk23.jpg, Wilkes, Friends of Bertie Pruitt, Unknown. Believed to be friends of Bertie Pruitt who attended Mtn. View Academy. ID by Audrey Zablocki.
#0756, bauunk22.jpg, Wilkes, Dewey Billings?, Unknown. This may be Dewey Billings, but not sure (according to Audrey Zablocki). This was found among pictures of the Bauguess, Pruitt, and James W. Blackburn (b1864) family.
#0754, bauunk20.jpg, Wilkes, Unknown, Unknown. On the back of this picture was written: Willie H. This was found among pictures of the Bauguess, Pruitt, and James W. Blackburn (b1864) family.
#0753, bauunk19.jpg, Wilkes, Unknown, Unknown. This was found among pictures of the Bauguess, Pruitt, and James W. Blackburn (b1864) family.
#0752, bauunk18.jpg, Wilkes, Unknown, Unknown. This was found among pictures of the Bauguess, Pruitt, and James W. Blackburn (b1864) family.
#0751, bauunk17.jpg, Wilkes, Romas Billings?, Unknown. This may be Romas Billings, butnot sure (according to Audrey Zablocki). This was found among pictures of the Bauguess, Pruitt, and James W. Blackburn (b1864) family.
#0750, bauunk16.jpg, Wilkes, Nerice Waddell, Delcie Bauguess, Nerice Waddell, and unknown girl. Each girl is holding a doll. See picture #0741.
#0749, bauunk15.jpg, Wilkes, Unknown, Unknown. This was found among pictures of the Bauguess, Pruitt, and James W. Blackburn (b1864) family.
#0748, bauunk14.jpg, Wilkes, Unknown, Unknown. The sign says: Point Lookout. This was found among pictures of the Bauguess, Pruitt, and James W. Blackburn (b1864) family.
#0747, brobric1.jpg, Wilkes, Brice Brown, On the back was written: Brice Brown made 1929. This must be the Brice Brown (age 2) found in the 1930 census with parents James Walt Brown and wife Nora who lived in Traphill. Nora Blackburn was the sister of John Clate Blackburn.
#0746, bauunk12.jpg, Wilkes, Unknown, Unknown. This was found among pictures of the Bauguess, Pruitt, and James W. Blackburn (b1864) family.
#0745, bauunk11.jpg, Wilkes, Unknown, Unknown. I believe this could be a child of Matt Bauguess. This chair appears in later pictures taken in the mid 1920s at his house. This was found among pictures of the Bauguess, Pruitt, and James W. Blackburn (b1864) family.
#0744, bauunk10.jpg, Wilkes, Unknown, Unknown. This was found among pictures of the Bauguess, Pruitt, and James W. Blackburn (b1864) family.
#0743, bauunk09.jpg, Wilkes, Unknown, Unknown. This was found among pictures of the Bauguess, Pruitt, and James W. Blackburn (b1864) family.
#0742, bauunk08.jpg, Wilkes, Unknown, Unknown. This was found among pictures of the Bauguess, Pruitt, and James W. Blackburn (b1864) family.
#0741, bauunk07.jpg, Wilkes, Unknown, Unknown. The girl on the right has a collection of dolls. See picture #0750. This was found among pictures of the Bauguess, Pruitt, and James W. Blackburn (b1864) family.
#0740, bauunk06.jpg, Wilkes, Unknown, Unknown. This was found among pictures of the Bauguess, Pruitt, and James W. Blackburn (b1864) family.
#0739, bauunk05.jpg, Wilkes, Unknown, Unknown. This was found among pictures of the Bauguess, Pruitt, and James W. Blackburn (b1864) family.
#0738, bauunk04.jpg, Wilkes, Unknown, Unknown. Could this be Frank Bauguess (1910-1934), son of Matt Bauguess? This was found among pictures of the Bauguess, Pruitt, and James W. Blackburn (b1864) family.
#0737, bauunk03.jpg, Wilkes, Mary Bauguess and Sankie Wiles, Sankie Wiles and Mary Bauguess. She was the daughter of Hort Bauguess. ID by Audrey Zablocki.
#0736, bauunk02.jpg, Wilkes, Unknown, Unknown. On the back was written the date: Sept. 15, 1907. This was found among pictures of the Bauguess, Pruitt, and Blackburn families. If related to the Blackburns, they are part of the James W. Blackburn (b1864) family.
#0735, bautrec1.jpg, Wilkes, Trecie Bauguess (b1917), Trecie Bauguess was the daughter of Matt Bauguess.
#0734, bausher7.jpg, Wilkes, Sherd Bauguess (b1904), Sherd Bauguess was the son of Matt Bauguess. The lady on the horse is Ona McCann who would become the wife of his brother Fisher. Identified by Audrey Zablocki, 2009.
#0733, bausher6.jpg, Wilkes, Sherd Bauguess (b1904), Sherd Bauguess was the son of Matt Bauguess.
#0732, bauselm4.jpg, Wilkes, Selma Bauguess (b1929), Selma Bauguess, daughter of John S. Bauguess, with her husband Harvey Golden.
#0731, bausall7.jpg, Wilkes, Sally Bauguess (b1911), This is believed to be Sally Bauguess, daughter of Matt Bauguess.
#0730, bausall6.jpg, Wilkes, Sally Bauguess (b1911), Sally was the daughter of Matt Bauguess. Here she is with her husband Ernest Beeson.
#0729, baumoll3.jpg, Wilkes, Home of Matt Bauguess, This is believed to be inside the home of Matt Bauguess (b1866). On the left may be his niece Maude Pruitt. Sitting in the chair in the center of the room may be daughter Demmie. Standing behind her is daughter Mollie. Possibly standing beside her is son Sherd. Sitting in front of the right window is his wife Julia Pruitt Bauguess. The others are unknown.
#0728, baumoll2.jpg, Wilkes, Mollie Bauguess (b1895), Mollie Bauguess was the daughter of Matt Bauguess.
#0727, baumatt7.jpg, Wilkes, Matt and Julia Bauguess, Matt Bauguess (b1866) and his wife Julia Pruitt (b1875).
#0725, baujoe3.jpg, Wilkes, Joe and Ora Bauguess, Joe Bauguess (b1873) and his wife Ora Billings Bauguess with two of their children, possibly Burley (b1905) and Annie (b1907).
#0724, bauemma1.jpg, Wilkes, Emma Bauguess (b1901), Emma Bauguess was the daughter of Joe Bauguess.
#0723, bauchara.jpg, Wilkes, Charlie Bauguess (b1907), Charlie Bauguess, son of Matt Bauguess, is on the left. The man on the right is unknown for sure, but he may be Jim Cothren (b1908) who later married Epel Billings, or his brother Bonson Cothren. ID by Audrey Zablocki.
#0722, bauaudr2.jpg, Wilkes, Audrey Bauguess, Audrey Bauguess (b1929), daughter of Sherd Bauguess. She graduated from Ronda High School in 1945.
#0721, bauaudr1.jpg, Wilkes, Audrey Bauguess, Audrey Bauguess (b1929), daughter of Sherd Bauguess.
#0720, bauamel3.jpg, Wilkes, Amelie Bauguess, Amelie Bauguess (b1928) was the daughter of Sherd Bauguess.
#0719, bauamel2.jpg, Wilkes, Amelie Bauguess, Amelie Bauguess (b1928) was the daughter of Sherd Bauguess.
#0718, bauamel1.jpg, Wilkes, Amelie Bauguess, Amelie Bauguess (b1928) was the daughter of Sherd Bauguess.
#0717, baudemm2.jpg, Wilkes, Demmie Bauguess (b1901), Demmie Bauguess, daughter of Matt Bauguess, is on the left. The lady on the right is unknown. Could she be Demmie's younger sister Trecie?
#0716, stnyridg1928bb.jpg, Wilkes, Stony Ridge Girls Basketball Team 1927, School Class basketball photo. This picture of the Stony Ridge School Girls Basketball Team was taken on 5/14/1927 according to a copy of the picture sent from Audrey Zablocki to Susan Stinnett. The girls in the picture are: (front) Maude Pruitt, Vallie Pruitt, Lessie Billings; (back) unknown, Attis Pruitt Johnson Shepherd, Texie Richardson Alexander Jordan Wood, Alice Pruitt Blevins, Eugene Billings (teacher), and Inez Bauguess Crabb. They are also in picture #0302.
#0715, pruunk02.jpg, Wilkes, Alice Pruitt Blevins, The lady on the left is Alice Pruitt Blevins, daughter of Josh Pruitt. The lady on the right is unknown. Identified by Susan Stinnett.
#0714, pruunk01.jpg, Wilkes, Unknown, Unknown. On the back of the picture was written the name (Effie). She may be a Pruitt. This picture was found with others of the Bauguess, Pruitt, and Blackburn families.
#0713, prumyrt1.jpg, Wilkes, Myrtle Pruitt Billings, Myrtle Pruitt (b1910) was the daughter of Went Pruitt.
#0712, prumaud1.jpg, Wilkes, Alice and Maude Pruitt, Alice (b1906) and Maude (b1907) were daughters of Josh Pruitt. The date 5/22/1929 is written on the back of the picture.
#0711, harjohn1.jpg, Wilkes, John Wesley Harris, Jr. (1893-1957), John Wesley Harris, Jr. and his second wife Vavie Octavia Bauguess. They moved from Wilkes Co to Siler City, NC.
#0710, harmars1.jpg, Wilkes, Marshall Harris (1882-1955), Marshall Harris was the son of John Wesley Harris.
#0709, irwfran1.jpg, Alleghany, Franklin Irwin, (b1819), Franklin Irwin was the son of Thomas Irwin and Agness Jane Shepherd. He was born in Wilkes Co, but moved to Russell Co, KY, where he married his first wife in 1840. After the Civil War he moved to Warrick Co, IN, and remarried. Also of interest, his sister is the ggg-grandmother of Waylon Jennings.
#0708, irwally1.jpg, Alleghany, Alley Irwin Shepherd (1797-1879), Alley Irwin was the oldest daughter of Thomas Irwin. She married Larkin Shepherd in 1817 in Wilkes Co.
#0707, irwjoe2.jpg, Alleghany, Joseph Ephraim Irwin, Joseph Ephraim Irwin (1865-1948) and his wife Emaline Reynolds, with sons Carl and Grady. Joseph was the son of William Irwin.
#0706, wilwily5.jpg, Alleghany, Wiley Williams, Wiley Williams (b1893) is sitting, second from the left. Wiley was the son of John M. Williams. This is the New River Baseball Team in the 1910s. Who are the other unknown baseball players?
#0705, wilwily4.jpg, Alleghany, Wiley Williams, Wiley Williams (b1893) posing with a gun aimed at his friend. Wiley was the son of John M. Williams. On the back was written 'Presented to Lula Irwin, Nov 2, 1914 by WHW'. Also, written on the back is 'Anyce Irwin', possibly in a different handwriting by someone else. Who is Anyce Irwin? Lula J. Irwin (b1896) was a daughter of Squire Irwin, son of Thomas Irwin.
#0704, wilwily3.jpg, Alleghany, Wiley Williams, Wiley Williams (1893-1931) is in the middle. In this picture he is suffering from the effects of Tuberculosis and is being held up by his brother-in-laws Letcher Crouse and Walter Crouse. Wiley was the son of John M. Williams.
#0703, wilwily2.jpg, Alleghany, Children of John M. Williams, Wiley (b1893), Leona (b1890), Mando (b1901), and Eura Williams (b1902).
#0702, laurelforkballteam.jpg, Virginia, Laurel Fork Baseball Team, The players on the Laurel Fork Baseball Team from Carroll Co, perhaps in the 1920s. Can anyone identify these unknown players?
#0701, dunjon1.jpg, Virginia, John Duncan (1815-1894), John Duncan was the son of Greenberry Duncan. He married Lucy Dalton in the 1830s.
#0700, forunk1.jpg, Wilkes, Unknown., Unknown. This picture was found with others of the Ford family, suggesting that he might be related to E. L. Ford or his wife Ozina Absher. Ozina Absher was the daughter of William H. Absher and Cassie Ingool.

Jason Duncan
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