Saturday, February 12, 2011

Valentine's Day

November, 1905
20 years old
It's always Valentine's Day when you are named Anna Valentine.

About 1893. She is about 7 or 8.
Anna Marie Collette Valentine was born November 9, 1885,
 the second of five children born to John J. and Elizabeth Daly Valentine.
She married William McNally on November 29, 1905 when she was 20 and he was 25.
We have no photos from the years between her marriage
(at the top of the page) and the late 1930s.

About 1938
Here she's about 47, the mother of 13 children,
the eldest in her early 30s, the youngest about 9.

About 1938
This may be misdated. She looks younger in the 1940s.

She's 60 years old
above and below. 


65 years old

1955, Fiftieth Wedding Anniversary
Anna is 70.

71 years of age.

1958 at 73

Her husband died in 1960 when she was about 75 after 55 years of marriage.

1964 at about 79
She outlived three of her children. She died at almost 86 years
on October 20, 1971.

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