Drumroll Please: Announcing the winners of the Mother’s Day challenge!

Thanks to all who despatched in pictures of the generations of matriarchs in your loved ones tree over the previous couple of weeks as a part of the #momsinmyfamily problem! We’ve loved seeing the pictures and studying the tales of your outstanding moms, grandmothers and great-grandmothers. It’s so heartwarming to see a number of generations of girls collectively.

We’re excited to introduce our winners!

Susan Jernigan McCullough shared this gorgeous marriage ceremony day collage:

The collage options Susan’s daughter and all her maternal ancestors going again 3 generations: her mom (Susan), each grandmothers, and all 4 great-grandmothers. The earliest of those pictures was taken in 1905. Completely unimaginable, and possibly the results of a number of wonderful family tree analysis! Congratulations, Susan, and nicely achieved!

Subsequent, we obtained this gem from Jacob Rainer within the MyHeritage Customers Group:

“This photograph represents the feminine lineage of my first, sadly deceased, spouse,” writes Jacob. “The {photograph} reveals very sturdy girls. 2 world wars, flight, 2 foreign money reforms they’ve efficiently mastered. The oldest was born in 1872. The youngest in 1965.” The photograph was colorized with MyHeritage In Shade™. Thanks for sharing, Jacob, and congratulations!

Our subsequent winner is Peggy Wilkins, who despatched us this lovely collage:

“I made this for Mom’s Day to honor all of the very sturdy girls in my household,” writes Peggy. “My great-great-grandmother Julia and her daughter Emelie emigrated to America in 1870 from Munich, Germany. Julia had 2 kids, however Emelie had 15, and her daughter Henrietta had 13, together with my mother Frances. There have been 6 daughters and he or she was quantity 4, as she at all times jogged my memory! I’m Peggy, her solely daughter, and Rebecca is the eldest of my two daughters. Rebecca simply married in November, so she’s not a mom but. I’m so comfortable to have portraits of my ancestors to share, and your photograph instruments made them come alive once more after 100 years.” What an unimaginable tribute to six generations of sturdy and delightful girls! Congratulations, Peggy!

The subsequent winner is Bob Hilliar, who despatched the next pictures:

The colour photograph options Invoice’s mom and two sisters, and the black and white photograph options his maternal grandmother and her sisters. “No male offspring in both technology,” writes Invoice. “What occurred to trigger my brother and me is a thriller!”

“Each generations had been nice storytellers, particularly in regards to the world wars,” Invoice remembers. “My grandmother was in France in the course of the first world battle and had a medal for her sharpshooting at Bisley, however was truly employed as a cook dinner. She generally sneaked scraps to ravenous POWs, strictly in opposition to the principles, after all.

“My mom and her sisters would discuss of the second world battle and the Bristol blitz. They’d take cowl from the bombs of their household pub cellar within the metropolis centre (in all probability safer than a number of the public shelters supplied).”

Superb tales. Congratulations, Invoice!

Final however not least, Tambra Byrne despatched us the next photograph:

The photograph options 5 generations of oldest daughters, beginning with Tambra’s daughter and ending with Tambra’s great-grandmother. “We’re ALL the oldest kids in our households and we’re ALL daughters,” Tambra writes.

She additionally provides: “My great-grandparents had 2 daughters and 1 son. The son was killed in WWII. He by no means married or had kids. So, the Lee surname died when my great-grandfather handed. As a method of preserving the surname within the household, my mom’s center identify is Lee, my center identify is Lee, my daughter’s center identify is Lee and now, my granddaughter’s center identify is Lee. I hope my granddaughter retains the custom going.” What a wonderful technique to honor your loved ones historical past. Congratulations, Tambra!

Congratulations to all of the winners and thanks to all for sending in your pictures and tales! We love seeing all of the methods you have a good time the outstanding girls in your life.

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