Kindred spirits

This photo must have taken more than 60 years ago! It features my grandmother, my mother, some of the cousins and me as the youngest!

It was the custom for Afrikaner married couples to name their first son after the husband’s father and their first daughter after the wife’s mother. My granny had 7 children, 5 of them had daughters!! Therefor in my family there were 6 Aletta’s!!