Standridge / Renfroe and Related Families Genealogy, Howard Standridge Family

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Howard Standridge Family
Taken about 1915

Back Row left to right: Martha Lavada Standridge Collins , Elvira Humphrey Hensley
Front Row left to right: Ethel Hester Standridge Tilley , Ada Esther Standridge Renfroe, Mary Humphrey Standridge, Etta Rhea Standridge, Howard Standridge, Joseph Howard Standridge
Howard Standridge @ Rootsweb

Howard Standridge was a true mountain man. He hunted, fished, trapped, farmed, and made moonshine as a money crop. Granny Ada Renfroe helped with the corn crop knowing the money from selling the whiskey would be used to support the family. Etta Rhea was crippled. Howard told the Pope County Judge that he would stop making the corn liqour if he could find another way to care for his family. Granny could remember him going to prison. He was allowed to go in the winter months so he could plant and get in his crop.

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