Category Archives: Family Stories

2019: 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks – Week 9 (Feb. 25 – Mar. 03) At the Courthouse

2019: 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks – Week 9 (Feb. 25- Mar.03) At the Courthouse 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 8 (Feb. 18- Feb. 24) Family Photo

2019: 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks – Week 8 (Feb. 18- Feb. 24) Family Photo 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: The Union Chipman Mill and the families who worked there

Family Stories: The Union-Chipman Mill and the families who worked there Employees waiting for  work shift In searching for history on the Union-Chipman Mill in Union Point, I found a gold mine of info in a financial document…. treasures waiting … Continue reading

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Family Stories: Looking Back at 2018

Family Stories Looking Back at 2018 Like everyone else… where did the past 365 days go… but it didn’t escape me without my writing 76 posts! And like last year, I’ll begin the new year of 2019 with another look … Continue reading

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Family Stories: Remembering Unusual Food Combinations Eaten

Family Stories: Remembering Unusual Food Combinations Eaten! I’m still not sure what sparked this remembrance of food combinations, but the more I thought… the more I remembered family members having their unusual favorite foods… whether appetizing to all or not! … Continue reading

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Family Stories: Dreams…What Do They Mean

Family Stories Dreams…What Do They Mean? I woke from a dream this morning as I had my hands on a package of older photos enclosed in a see through case… then poof… the dream ended. I was just pulling out … Continue reading

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Family Stories: Playing the Game – Scrabble

Family Stories Playing the Game… Scrabble Playing games was not something I grew up doing, but in my husband’s family… they were big game-board players… all types of games… Monopoly, Scrabble, and many Card Games; I learned to enjoy board … Continue reading

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Family Stories: Memories with Cousin Charles Bryan

Family Stories Memories with Cousin Charles E. Bryan The Smith House (photo printed with permission from Rocky Smith) It wasn’t until I became interested in family history research that I met my second cousin, Charles Earle Bryan… although I’m sure … Continue reading

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Family Stories: All You Can Eat BBQ – $1.25 a Plate…

Family Stories All You Can Eat BBQ – $1.25 a Plate… When you don’t talk to family members often, you miss out on stories like this… the ones you never knew even existed! On a recent visit home a couple … Continue reading

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Family Stories: Uncle Jimmy and the Maine Potatoes

Family Stories When I married into my husband’s family, I quickly learned that they weren’t all Italian, I had an ally in Uncle Jimmy (Donahue)… his last name clearly told me that he was very Irish! And like all Irish, … Continue reading

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