Look at this photograph, what secrets does this family hold. There are many. Family secrets, we all have them. This is my great great grandfather's family. Should I tell them. There are many that I've found out being the genealogist. There are sad stories, happy stories, and secrets. Lula Payne was my Papa's aunt, he was named after her, so he passed the family secret on to me. The family secret had to do with guns. Back in those days most people carried guns. Guns brought much heartache in those days as it does in the 21st century. Loss of life due to guns touched everyone in this family. One lost their life due to guns. Many in this picture took a life because of guns. Two were accidents, other's were to protect the ones they loved. The beautiful woman in the top right is my great grandmother Annie, my Papa's mom. Wasn't she beautiful? The picture below is of Lula Payne Ennis Giles, cause of death, gun accident.
1883-1912 Lula Payne Ennis Giles