the photographs: women: Taylor_Beatrice_12_6_07_0020R1

Name:BeatriceAge:102Date photographed:December 6, 2007City of birth:Blaine County, OKEthnic heritage:African AmericanOccupation:Housekeeper for various movie stars in HollywoodNumber of grandchildren:16 grandchildren, great grandchildren, great great grandchildren, and great great great grandchildren - there are 6 living generations in my familySomething you have always wanted to do:I got to drive all over the US, and I got to go to Jamacia and HawaiiMost life-changing event that has happened to you:When each of my 2 husbands diedWhat would people be surprised to learn about you:People would be surprised that I've lived 102 years!  Also that I still get around great and cook my own food - I am known for my biscuits...I will go down in history as the Best Biscuit-maker.  Also, I can still recite a Henry Wadsworth Longfellow poem I learned in 3rd grade.  I never drank, never smoked - never had time!  Never been drag'in through life!

Name: 

Beatrice 

Age: 

102 

 

Date photographed: 

December 6, 2007 

City of birth: 

Blaine County, OK 

Ethnic heritage: 

African American 

Occupation: 

Housekeeper for various movie stars in Hollywood 

Number of grandchildren: 

16 grandchildren, great grandchildren, great great grandchildren, and great great great grandchildren - there are 6 living generations in my family 

Something you have always wanted to do: 

I got to drive all over the US, and I got to go to Jamacia and Hawaii 

Most life-changing event that has happened to you: 

When each of my 2 husbands died 

What would people be surprised to learn about you: 

People would be surprised that I've lived 102 years! Also that I still get around great and cook my own food - I am known for my biscuits...I will go down in history as the Best Biscuit-maker. Also, I can still recite a Henry Wadsworth Longfellow poem I learned in 3rd grade. I never drank, never smoked - never had time! Never been drag'in through life!