Elizabeth Anne VanderPutten - My Immediate VanderPutten Family






My Father, J. Richard VanderPutten

Source: The Manhattanite, 1932
Manhattan College
New York, New York


Also see Dad's College Yearbook Page





Image Dorothy Easson 1935

My Mother, Dorothy Easson

From Her College Yearbook

Source: Footprints, 1935
Saint Joseph's College for Women
Brooklyn, New York




Our Family, Late Summer 1943

My mother Dorothy and Grandmother Ann Easson, brother Richard, my father Richard, and me. [See Grandma's Turkey Stuffing]

Someone said I was born trying to steal the spotlight.




My Official Baby Picture

Betty Anne, 1944


From a Chinese Fortune Cookie I got:

"You will always get what you want
through your charm and personality"




The Debut of Jean and John

Newborn infants, brother John and sister Jean, make their film debut on their christening day, April, 1946






Family Portrait, Easter 1951

Easter Sunday, 1951

This photo was taken circa 1951 in front of grandma Easson's home in Lynbrook, probably on Easter Sunday. 

[Left-Right: Dad, Richard, John, Jean, Elizabeth, Mother]

(Click on Picture for a larger view)




The Twins' First Communion

Mom and Dad with twins Jean and John

May 16, 1953

Jean grew up to be a star






My Family - April 1956

This picture of our family in grandma Easson's backyard was taken in April, 1956. This is the last picture of all of us together. Mom died that fall.

(Back left) brother Dick, mom, dad, (front) my smiling brother John, sister Jean and me.

(Click on picture for enlargement of mom and dad, 1955)