Bratcher Family Photo Web Album

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Frame 1 - Below is a picture of the William Byers and Dora E. Bratcher family. Read it clockwise - 12 o'clock, Perry V. - 3 o'clock, Mary Cassandra - 5 o'clock, Pearl - 6 o'clock, Baby Dimple - 7 o'clock, Kate - 9 o'clock, Nealy M. - 10 o'clock, Dora E. Bratcher Byers (Bryant). The center - William.

Frame 2 - photo of Corbett with his wife Nettie (died within a few years after this photo was taken of TB). The baby is  my mom Lillie Mae Bratcher. Photo sent in by Steve Nevitt.

Frame 3 - Four generations.  Dora E. Bratcher Byers Bryant, Leyburn Kenneth Bobbitt, Mary Cassandra Byers Bobbitt, and Keith Bobbitt.

Frame 4 - photo of my grandfather Corbett C. Bratcher. He was Dora's brother.  Photo sent in by Steve Nevitt.

Frame 5 - Corbett C. Bratcher in army uniform.  Photo sent in by Steve Nevitt.

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Frame 6 - Photo of Criller B. Schultz Bratcher at age 50.  Photo sent in by Melissa Dickerson.

Frame 7 - Dora E. Bratcher Byers, age 40.  Info on back of original photo.

Frame 8 - Dora E. Bratcher Byers Bryant

Frame 9 - Dora E. Bratcher Byers Bryant sitting in middle.  The lady peeking through from the back row is Kate Byers.  The lady to the left of Dora is Mary Cassandra Byers Bobbitt.  The man next to Mary is Hubert Eugene Bobbitt... Mary's son.  The other five ladies are unknown and so is the auto in the background.  Photo from Keith Bobbitt.

Update: August, 2002.  Email from Melissa Dickerson.  "Keith - The lady directly behind Dora is my grandmother, Zula Finis Bratcher Morris.  The lady at Dora's right is my Aunt Pauline Mae Morris Allen, Zula's first born of 10 children.  The girl in front of Pauline is my second cousin, Shirley Elizabeth Macon Thomas.  My mother, Zula's 8th child, Bernice Katherine Morris Bell, says the white haired lady behind Pauline is Aunt Cass, but cannot be sure about that." Info from Melissa Dickerson.

Frame 10 - This is Kenneth, Shirley, and Richard Bratcher.  The names are written on the back of the photo.

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Frame 11 - Lillie Mae Bratcher at age 5 months.  This is the daughter of Corbett C. Bratcher and Nettie Mae Smith Bratcher and the mother of Steve Nevitt.  Photo sent in by Melissa Dickerson.

Frame 12 - photo of my mom, Lillie Mae Bratcher Nevitt during the 1940's.  I am not sure which son she is holding. It probably is James Russell Nevitt, her first child who died at age four.  Photo sent in by Steve Nevitt.

Frame 13 - Dora E. Bratcher Byers Bryant sitting.  That would be Aunt Cass standing on the left and Zula standing on the right.  Info from Melissa Dickerson.

Frame 14 - Update... August, 2002.  Email from Melissa Dickerson.  "The attached picture from your web site is of my grandparents Clarence Perry Morris and Zula Finis (Bratcher) Morris. The picture was made at my uncle's home in Nashville, TN.

Frame 15 - Update... August, 2002.  Email from Melissa Dickerson.  "Keith - The family reunion photo is the Morris family. Clarence Perry Morris/Zula Finis Bratcher Morris. These are my grandparents on my mothers side. All my aunts, uncles, and cousins. My grandmother, Zula, is one of 12 Bratcher children born to Franklin E. and Corilla B. Bratcher (Edmoni F., Emily F., Eudora E., Eliza J., Nevada C., Oscar T., Zula Finis., Maude I., Rosiebell, Charline M., Vera C., Corbett C.)." 

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Frame 16 - Nevada and son Raymond.  Photo sent in by Melissa Dickerson.

Frame 17 - Oscar Thomas Bratcher March 31, 1923.  Photo sent in by Melissa Dickerson.

Frame 18 - The one of Rosa and her children. The oldest girl with the bow in her hair is my grandmother, Edith Berry Kimbley b. 11-02-1900, #2 child is Raymond Elmore Kimbley b. 5-25-1905, #3 child is Vonnie Marie Kimbley b. 12-21-1907, and the smallest is Aaron Robert Kimbley b. 10-28-1910. For your records Rosa Belle married Clyde Elmore Kimbley
8-13-1898. She was born 3-21-1885 and died 4-19-1915.  Info from Charlotte McLane.  Photo from Melissa Dickerson.

Frame 19 - Rosa Bratcher and  daughter.  The second picture must be Rosa with Vonnie Marie. It does not look like my
grandmother, but could have been at an earlier age. I have seen this picture before. I don't know if my mother had it or my grandmother.  Info from Charlotte McLane.  Photo from Melissa Dickerson.

Frame 20 - Oscar Tomas Bratcher and ?  Photo from Melissa Dickerson.

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Frame 21 - Oscar Tomas Bratcher.  Photo sent in by Melissa Dickerson.