Who Were They?

Lost and forgotten photos from the past

Betty Koon

I found this sweet little gal at a curio shop called Keepers here where I live. This is Betty Koon. Betty Koon is a surprisingly popular name, with about  11 born between 1901-1930, all across the US! I am hesitantly dating this photo as 1900-1910, but I could be off. There is no photographer information on the photo. I just love the expression on little Betty’s face, as though someone made her laugh. She is wearing a necklace as well as a baby ring.

5 thoughts on “What made her laugh?

  1. She is just as cute as she can be..:)


  2. Auntie Kat says:

    She is as cute as a bug in a rug. Her shoes are just too cute!


  3. Alan Burnett says:

    It is such an unusual expression. You get the feeling that if you were to see the same face 40 years on you would still recognise it.


  4. IntenseGuy says:

    Awww… what a little darling!

    Got to love those little bootie shoes!


  5. IntenseGuy says:

    Throw in the fact that Betty might be a nickname for Elizabeth and you will probably find another 5-6 matches. Most of them appear to come from South Carolina (I just did a quicky peek).


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