Meeting descendant Margaret Wynn

Photo: Nadia K. Orton, June 11, 2014. All rights reserved.

We were thrilled to meet descendant Margaret Wynn at Oak Lawn. Initially, Margaret was mom’s hair stylist, in Chesapeake, Virginia. Mom told Margaret about my research work on African American cemeteries in Virginia and North Carolina, and our years long study of Oak Lawn Cemetery in Suffolk. Little did we know that some of Margaret’s family were buried there! She graciously agreed to meet us out at the cemetery, directed us to her family’s plot, and talked about some of the historical figures buried there. What a great day. Thanks, Margaret!

Photo: Nadia K. Orton, June 11, 2014. All rights reserved.
Margaret at the grave of veteran Morgan Jackson (WWII). June 11, 2014. Photo: Nadia K. Orton. All rights reserved.
Grave of World War II veteran Morgan Jackson, June 11, 2014. Photo: Nadia K. Orton. All rights reserved.
Photo: Nadia K. Orton, June 11, 2014. All rights reserved.

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