Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Photo Number 2222

This is a Real Photo Postcard from the antique shop in Fergus Falls Minnesota.

Carrol C FF Upstairs

Carrol C FF Upstairs back

Carrol Conkwright

This is an AZO Postcard used from 1904 –1918.

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  1. Hmmm...this one might be a bigger challenge than I'm equipped to handle. The only Carroll Conkwright I could find was a man who was born in Oklahoma in 1912. At least that is within your date range. He was apparently raised by his grandparents.

    I also found a California death record for a Carroll W. Conkwright who died in northern California on 18 September 1977. However, I couldn't find an obituary for him, nor any entry on Find A Grave--although there were several Conkwrights listed in Find A Grave for southern California cemeteries.

    Who knows if that is the same man. It does seem a little out of the usual parameters for the photos you usually find in Minnesota antique shops...

  2. I think Jacqi has the "right person" but I'm without much proof.

    This Carroll (Warren?) married a Jauanita and they had two sons, James W and Robert.

    1. Yeah, I saw that one in a census record. We're looking at the same person. I just don't have any way to access any obit for him, and all the usual places seem to draw a blank. Hopefully, someone in his family will Google his name at some point and find this photo :)

  3. I think you probably have the right person, Jacqi. It appears his grandparents were Linzie & Anna Hughes. They apparently had two daughters, Pearl and Mabel Estella. Mabel Estella married Clarence Ballard & had a son Kenneth, so perhaps we can rule her out as the mother of Carrol & make an assumption that Pearl Hughes was the mother of Carrol. Pearl was born about 1879 in Illinois. Her sister was born 7 years later in Ashton, Iowa. Later we find their parents, with young grandchild Carroll in Oklahoma. After that, I just have dead ends, as well.

  4. You all do such amazing detective work!


Hi, Thanks for the comments, your input on these old photos is appreciated! English only please! All comments will be moderated! Connie