People in the Mystic, Connecticut Area
Object ID:
Coogan Collection
Family photo at the Coogan Farm of Clarence Coogan, ?, Jesse Coogan, Bertha, Stillman Morse's wife, ?, Francis Coogan, Stillman Morse, ? (Clarissa Avery Coogan?), Eddie (Edwin) Lathrop, a Marine fighter pilot in WWII, husband of Clarissa, and Ellen Coogan (Marshall), ca. 1945. The area behind where they are standing is now the Precious Memories daycare center, in 2015.

There is a family story about Eddie Lathrop breaking the sound barrier in Mystic to say goodbye to his wife, and that he got in trouble for it.
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