Category Archives: Family Stories

2019: A… A to Z Italian Famiglia Foods and Memories: Anginettes

2019: A… A to Z Italian Famiglia Foods and Memories: Anginettes I’m back for “Year 4” of the A to Z… April Challenge! My first year of this challenge had me racking my brain for a writing topic… especially as … Continue reading

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2019: 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks – Week 13 (Mar. 25 – 31) In The Paper

2019: 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks Week 13 (Mar. 25 – 31) In The Paper I “first” joined Amy Johnson Crow’s 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks on its “first” year in 2014… and what a whirlwind year that was… writing, editing and researching daily for 365 … Continue reading

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2019: 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks – Week 12 (Mar. 18 – 24) 12… “Twelve” Things I Discovered while Researching My FAMILY

2019: 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks – Week 12 (Mar. 18 – 24) “12” “Twelve” Things I Discovered while Researching My Family I “first” joined Amy Johnson Crow’s 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks on its “first” year in 2014… and what a whirlwind year that was… … Continue reading

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2019: 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks – Week 11 (Mar. 11 – 17) Large Family

2019: 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks – Week 11 (Mar. 11 – 17) Large Family Edgar L. McKinley and Rossie L. Sharp I have several grandparents who had a large family… so it was a toss of the coin that … Continue reading

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2019: 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks – Week 10 (Mar. 4 – 10) Bachelor Uncle: John William Gossett

2019: 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks – Week 10 (Mar. 4 – 10) Bachelor Uncle I “first” joined Amy Johnson Crow’s 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks on its “first” year in 2014… and what a whirlwind year that was… writing, editing and researching daily for 365 … Continue reading

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Family Stories: 1930 Stroll… Mama was born

Family Stories 1930 Stroll… Mama was born The 1930’s saw the growth of what was known as “Shanty Towns”… aka squatter settlements created by the Great Depression, extreme political views, and what many considered an upside down world in times … Continue reading

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Family Stories: B 14… BINGO

Family Stories: B 14… BINGO As a child, I don’t have any memory of ever playing Bingo, but after marrying, and living with my in-laws while Steve was stationed in Thailand… I soon learned how popular this game was in … Continue reading

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Family History: Slave Name Roll Project: Releasing “Slaves Names” from will of Newdigate “Newday” Owsley

Family History: Slave Name Roll Project Releasing “Slaves Names” from will of Newdigate “Newday” Owsley Quote: True A. Lewis Releasing the names of… Bob, Gellay, Nan, Cynthia, Priscilla, Bett, Bob, Gellay, Nan, & Cynthia While writing a blog post on my 52 Ancestors … Continue reading

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Family History: Slave Name Roll Project: Releasing Slaves Names from will of Jesse Connell

Black History Slave Name Roll Project
Releasing “Slaves Names” from will of
Jesse Connell
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Family Stories: Hitting the 500 Post

Family Stories Hitting the 500 Post! Wow… I can’t believe I’ve written 500 blog posts since I first began my blog on the 52 Week 52 Ancestor Stories in 2014. Joining that challenge is what pushed me to begin a … Continue reading

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