Friday, September 10, 2010
Susie Lanier - Taylor (with calico dress) and her mother Ellen Mixon - Lanier (white long-sleeved dress). Both of Autauga County, Alabama sometime during the 1950's. Ellen Mixon - Lanier was born on 1 July 1885 granddaughter of former slaves Alec and Ellen Mixon. On 20 January 1904, Ellen married Tom (Thomas) Lanier. Tom and Ellen had two children, Louis and Susie. Ellen passed away in 1967 at the age of 82. Susie passed away in 1999 at the age of 94.