Christening of Doris Diane Elkins- 1944 September 26, 2019Grahams, News Items#Dee Dee ElkinsKristin Elkins Family photo- Mary Virginia holding Doris Diana, Frank Elkins . Another item I found in the Detroit Tribune. My cousin Doris Diane was christened at our great grandmother Turner’s house in 1944. Fannie and Mershell Graham Detroit Tribune July 22, 1944Sunday, four generations were represented at the christening of Doris Diane Elkins, the small daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Elkins of McDougall. The ceremony took place at the home of the baby’s maternal great grandmother, Mrs. Jennie Tuner, of Harding avenue. Her paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. M. C. Graham, also her paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Elkins, Sr.; her aunts, Misses Daisy and Alice Turner, and Mrs. Elizabeth Roberts were present to witness the event. The baby’s godparents, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Franklin, of Oakland, Calif, sent their godchild a beautiful bonnet for the christening. Doris Diane wearing her bonnet. 1944.
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Not sure your cousin Doris appreciated the bonnet, she looks happier in the photo without it 🙂
I don’t think she likes being held up in that chair either.
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