Raleigh and Susie (Joy) Mayo
My grandparents, Raleigh and Susie (Joy) Mayo were married in
Mount Vernon on April 27, 1918.
The Mayo family arrived in Mount Vernon after the
Spanish-American War from Enfield and Missouri.
The Joy family has a longer history in Mt Vernon
Susie Joy and one of her sisters
Susie Joy and one of her sisters taken before her marriage.
The embosed inscription reads
V. Hitchcock Studio McPherson, Mt. Vernon, ILL.
Joy Aaron Mayo with his mother
The young boy is my father, Joy Aaron Mayo
with his mother in the early 1920s.
Dad never mentioned he had a dog.