FC: Genevieve Elizabeth Valentour Alexander 12/18/26-12/08/11
1: Genevieve Elizabeth Valentour | Selena Meece Valentour | Joseph Valentour
2: Genevieve Elizabeth Valentour was born on December 18, 1926 in Johnson City, IL. She was the _ child of Selena Meece & Joseph Valentour.
3: When Gennie was _ years old the Valentour family moved to Stearns, KY. Joseph Valentour took a job in a Coal Mine. Siblings born.....
4: As a child, Gennie enjoyed going to school. She studied hard and memorized all different types of birds, plants and other animals. She always loved animals. Anytime an animal was injured on the family farm Gennie tried her best to mend it back to health.
5: Childhood pictures pictures of stearns
6: In ____ Gennie graduated from Stearns ____ High School with top honors. She was accepted into Cumberland Junior College to study ___________. A year into her studies she met a young man named John C. Alexander. The two quickly fell in love.
7: How did they meet? Did they graduate from Cumberland, what year?
8: After Gennie graduated from Cumberland Jr. College she took a job in Louisville, meanwhile, John went on to UK to _____. The two corresponded via letters as they were unable to visit as frequently as they would have liked.
9: Engagement - place/year? When did they get married? Where did they live? | On June 6th, 1947 John & Gennie married in______. Wedding attendants? reception? Gennie sewed her beautiful wedding dress.
10: After getting married the two moved to Northern KY where Gennie enrolled at Thomas More College to get a degree in ______>
11: On September __, 1949 Gennie gave birth to their first son, John Kent Alexander. The small family moved to Fort Thomas, KY where John got a teaching job at Highlands Middle School as a 7th Grade Science Teacher. Gennie started working at as the Lab Supervisor for Booth Hospital in Covington, KY. | Baby Pictures of John Fort Thomas Pictures
12: In 1953, Gennie had daughter, Dianna Lee Alexander on September 1st. Gennie always told the story that Dianne was born on the hottest day of the year. She stripped all of her clothes off during labor because it was so hot, and the nun nurses promptly entered the room and covered her up, Gennie insisted that it was too hot for clothes! After a __ hour labor Dianne joined the Alexander family. That day remained the hottest September day registering 102 degrees until the record was broken on September 2, 2011 | Dianne Baby Pictures
13: After living in a temporary home located in what is now called "Death Valley" next to Highlands High School, the family bought ___ Tony Terrace.
15: Work -- Booth moved to Florence? Masters from Central Michigan?
16: In 1961, David Lynn Alexander was born shortly after Christmas on December 26. | David Baby Pictures
17: family pictures Floral Court
18: Gennie & John took their family on several summer vacation camping trips in their Nim-Rod Pop-Up Trailer.... | California - 1967
21: Valentour Family Pictures?
23: John Gennie Travel
24: On December 9, 1980 Gennie's first Granddaughter, Alicia Valentour Reitano was born. From then on Gennie was known as Mimi.
25: On December 14, 1982, Andrea Claire Reitano was born and Mimi had another little granddaughter.
27: Family Pictures
28: Family Holidays
30: Windsong Acres
32: Travels Clubs Dinsmore