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Dollie (Ball) Midyette & Family

Back Row: Grace Eleanor Midyette holding Sudie Nell Midyette; Russell Adolphus Midyett
Seated: Dollie Ella (Ball) Midyette holding Minnie Maxine Midyette
According to ages of the children this photo was probably taken around 1938-'39.

Benjamin Russell "Bennie" Midyette, son of John Methious Midyette & Nancy Gaskill Gaskins, was born October 26, 1885 in Hyde Co. and died November 17, 1967 in Norwich, New London Co., Connecticut. On December 25, 1921 at Oyster Creek he married Dollie Ella Ball, daughter of Walter Samuel Ball & Susan Jane "Sudie" Harris. Dollie was born July 22, 1898 in Hyde County and died July 29, 1980 in New London, New London Co., Connecticut. "Bennie" and Dollie are both buried in Hartford, Connecticut in the Rose Hill Memorial Park Cemetery.  Together they had the following children.

(Photo kindly submitted by Dan Griggs. Information from the files of Dan Griggs and Kay Midgett Sheppard.

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