S: Family History Album
FC: Doyle & Kooker Family Photo History (four generations)
1: The Doyle family resided in Oconee County, in "up country" South Carolina. Pictured are Jasper (4-3-1852) and Ella Marshall Dendy Doyle a(2/6/1966-12-16-1952) and their children Oscar, Susan and Cary. Their first child, Simon, died at the age of 1 month. A fifth child, Ida Beth, was born in 1904 after this photo was made.
2: OscarOscar | Oscar Henry Doyle (Dandy) in his first law office and in World War I
3: Oscar | Oscar's campaign card (he was later DA), in law school and in his late 50s.
4: Hazel Moss Murphy (right) and her mother Laura Murphy (left). Hazel married Oscar Doyle on 10-12-1921 and became the mother of Francis Clay Doyle. They had four other children: Charles, Oscar Jr., Cary and Laura.
5: Francis Clay Doyle 9-19-1922 to 6-15-1993
6: Clay (Daddy) in Seminary (Richmond, Va) and on drums (Daytona Beach, Fla)
7: Oscar and Hazel (right) at the wedding of their son, Clay, to Marjorie Bell Kooker June 19, 1948
8: John H. Kooker 7/3/1844 - 10/9/1917 and Sarah Elizabeth Jones 7/7/1848 - 8/27/1888
9: John and Elizabeth had six children. Elizabeth died during the yellow fever epidemic in Jacksonville Florida when Roy (Papa) was about a year old. Pearl raised him as she was about 15 when her mother died. The family portrait includes Floy's husband Charles and their son Harry. | Individual portraits from top and clockwise (Hurd & Weir are not in family grouping): Thomas Hurd (1871-1931), Lizzie Floy (1877-1962), Hannah Pearl (1874-1967), John Weir (1879-1911), Minerva (1881-1964), Vincent Roy (1887-1967)
10: Georgia Gertrude Coffee (Dar) (1868-1962 pictured with her family) married William Walker Lemon, Jr. (1854-1925). They had three children, Gertrude (Grama) and John and William, not pictured. | Left: Gertrude 1891-1976 Right: Gertrude with her mother
11: Roy and Gertrude were married on April 2, 1914 They had three daughters: Gertrude Elizabeth (1917-1975) Marjorie Bell (1925-2007) Mary Floy (1929 & still living when this album was made) | Top picture: Gertrude with Margie, Mary and "Sister" (name used for Gertrude after Margie was born). Right: Halloween
12: Top: Margie, Gertrude, Mary Left: Margie at the Beach House
14: Marjorie Bell Kooker: 12-11-1925 to 9-11-2007 Right & clockwise: Mary & Margie, Margie on dock, Sister and Margie, Margie age 12, and Margie in college.
15: Francis Clay Doyle and Marjorie Bell Kooker Married June 19, 1948 Jacksonville, Florida
16: Margie and Clay had two daughters: Mary Elizabeth born August 27, 1951 and Susan (me) born November 15, 1956
17: Scenes from growing up - Left to right: Me, Mary Beth and Mom in Tucker, Georgia around 1962 Mom on the phone in Daytona Beach, Florida Me and Mary Beth at Christmas around 1960 - Columbus, Ga.
18: Some of our favorite vacation times growing up were at Grama's and Papa's house and their beach house. On this page are gatherings around their dining room table. Top picture shows Marshall, George and Carol with us. Bottom picture is Mom, Aunt Mary & Grama along with me, Mary Beth, Becky, Helen and Carolyn.
19: Me and Mary Beth on the porch swing at the Beach House. | Washing dishes at our house in Columbus, Georgia.