LEONADUS RUSHING FAMILY
Leonadus Rushing (1837-1902). This scan was made directly from a charcoal portrait that was larger than the scan surface. The portrait, which has darkened with age, is based on a photograph. This portrait belonged to his daughter Hattie Rushing Tolley. Both portrait and photograph now belong to Hattie's daughter Louise Tolley.
Leonadus Rushing (1837-1902). The charcoal portrait exists in duplicate. This scan is made from a photographic print of the charcoal portrait, which was brightened by the photographer. This portrait belonged to Leonadus' daughter Sophie Rushing Moore and is now owned by Dorothy Yarbro.
Leeonadus Rushing Family circa 1897. Back row: Eliza Rushing Jane Welch (1874-1909), William (Bill) J. Rushing (1878-1904), Etta Rushing (b. ca. 1881, later Smith), stepson Joseph Sanders Wallace (1876-1900), a neighbor and maybe third cousin Nannie Bell Lacy (1879-1958, later Tate), Jimmy Rushing (b. ca. 1883). Front row Leonadus Rushing, Hattie Bell Rushing (1893-1991, later Tolley), Mary Jane Jones Wallace Rushing (1853-1901). Photograph owned by Louise Tolley.
Mary Jane Jones Wallace Rushing (1853-1901). Scanned directly from charcoal portrait that was larger than scan surface. Portrait owned by Louise Tolley.
Photograph of Etta Rushing Smith and her infant daughter, date unknown. Made at Haddix Studios, Wichita Falls, Texas. Photograph originally owned by Sophie Rushing Moore.
Etta Rushing Smith, probably early 1920s. Photograph originally owned by Sophie Rushing Moore.
Daughter of Etta Rushing Smith, probably early 1920s. Photograph originally owned by Sophie Rushing Moore and now owned by David Donahue.