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This is at the christening of Kathy Ann Mesker (the baby).
The boy in the forefront is Brian Smith, age 3-1/2.
The adults are (left-to-right),
William Buckley (grandfather of the baby), Josephine Buckley (wife of William), Mary Buckley Mesker (mother of the baby), Bianca Smith (holding the baby),
William Smith, Bud Mesker (grandfather of the baby), Edith Mesker (wife of Bud).
According to my mother, Alice (Staebell) Smith, this photograph was taken in Geneva, New York. My parents were originally selected to be the godparents. However, my mother was pregnant at the time and her doctor advised her not to make the drive in snowy weather. And so my grandmother Bianca took her place.