Dear Mr. Eddings:
I am the granddaughter of Sina Catherine McKneely and Leonard Reece McKneely. Thank you for the information. When my grandmother was married to Jim Brown, they had two sons, Melvin who was born in 1910 and Andrew who was born in 1912 and died in 1966. When she had divorced Mr. Brown, she had married Taylor Smith she had two children George W. Smith and Opal Smith. After Mr. Smith died she had married my grandfather Leonard Reece McKneely they had a total of twelve children which included 4 sets of twins. Lita and Lenna (my mother) twins in 1919; Leona and Leslie (twins who were born in 1921 and both died in the same year, Edgar and Eddie (1922) twins both deceased. Reece McKneely (1925-1971); Elsie (1927 and still living); Eula (1930-deceased); Violet (1932-1980); Earnestine (1934 and still living) she also had a twin sister named Arlene who died in 1934.