Category Archives: Family Stories

2017 – A to Z… C: Conversations with Mama… The Best of!

2017 – A to Z… C: Conversations with Mama… The Best of! I married and moved away from home when I was 19, so I didn’t grow up stopping by mama’s for afternoon chats. Living almost a thousand miles from … Continue reading

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2017 – A to Z… B: Conversations with Mama… The Best of!

2017 – A to Z… B: Conversations with Mama… The Best of! I married and moved away from home when I was 19, so I didn’t grow up stopping by mama’s for afternoon chats. Living almost a thousand miles from … Continue reading

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Foods: Family Recipes and Memories – Sweet Potato Cobbler

            Family Recipes and Memories                 Sweet Potato Cobbler Heirloom Recipes was published in the Spring 2005 issue. My first written paid article – Heirloom Recipes: Family History … Continue reading

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Turner Family Research: William Pinkney Turner – Are John & Hannah Turner your parents? Post 2

William Pinkney Turner: Are John & Hannah Turner your parents? Post 2 A continuation of findings, facts and more in my search for William Pinkney Turner’s parents… My original post on the search for William’s parents can be found Here – … Continue reading

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2017 A to Z: Letter D… All About Me

2017 A to Z: Letter D… I thought I’d change up the ongoing 52 stories this year to an A to Z of 26 stories and write  “All About Me”.  I plan to post bi-monthly, but I’m not holding myself … Continue reading

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2017 A to Z: Letter C… All About Me

2017 A to Z: Letter C… I thought I’d change up the ongoing 52 stories this year to an A to Z of 26 stories and write  “All About Me”.  I plan to post bi-monthly, but I’m not holding myself … Continue reading

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2017 A to Z: Letter B… All About Me

2017 A to Z: Letter B… I thought I’d change up the ongoing 52 stories this year to an A to Z of 26 stories and write  “All About Me”.  I plan to post bi-monthly, but I’m not holding myself … Continue reading

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Friday Night Family Heirlooms… telling their stories: Granddaddy McKinley’s Gem Finds

When “heirlooms” aren’t identified, and their stories never told, they often become items tossed or sold – as they have no history, no ties to the family. So take the time to identify your family heirlooms history and record your … Continue reading

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DNA: and Now There Are 30 DNA Circles

DNA: and Now There Are 30 DNA Circles In as much as I have many DNA Circles showing on my McKinley side, I am not showing my grandparents, Edgar & Ola (Askew) McKinley, or any of my Askew ancestry. Are … Continue reading

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Turner Family Research: William Pinkney Turner – Who are your Parents

Family Stories: William Pinkney Turner Who Are His Parents? 1846 – 1899 It’s been two years since I wrote a post on my great great grandfather, whom most called Pink or Pinkney Turner. It was when I discovered him and … Continue reading

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