Picture Perfect Saturday #12 ~ Jemina Dill Divine and Elizabeth Avens Divine

Picture Perfect logoI am currently working on my Family Genealogy Group page for Facebook. In doing so, I realized I have a tremendous amount of photos. I decided to feature one a week. No, not everyone is “perfect” however, they are to me!


jemima Dill photo


This week I am showcasing this photo of my maternal 4 times great-grandmother. Jemima (Dill) Divine (1755-1848) and her daughter-in-law Elizabeth (Avens) Divine (1797-1877). It was taken in January 1848, 10 months before Jemima passed away.

They look like they are dressed in their best attire. Elizabeth has her hand resting on Jemima’s shoulder in a caring way. It was taken in Monroe County, Tennessee. I don’t mind the condition of the photo, I think it adds character to the ladies.


I am a professional genealogist, writer, photographer, wife, mother, and grandma. I have two books available on Amazon.com: Your Family History: Doing It Right the First Time and Planning Your Genealogy Research Trip. You can also connect with me via Facebook or Twitter.


Filed under Ancestry, Divine Family, Family History, Family Search, Genealogy, Photos, Picture Perfect, Picture Perfect Saturday, Tennessee, Uncategorized

3 responses to “Picture Perfect Saturday #12 ~ Jemina Dill Divine and Elizabeth Avens Divine

  1. That’s really a rare image to be taken in 1848. Very cool.

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