Tag Archives: Dahlonega Georgia

Family Stories: The Family Lore and Tales

Family Stories: The Family Lore and Tales I’ve heard several family lore tales all my life from my mother… she was a great story-teller… remembering stories from many years ago… even at the age of 90! From a young girl, … Continue reading

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2021: D – April A to Z… Mama in Photos: Driving Miss Daisy

2021  D: Mama in Photos I’m back for my sixth year (2021)… can you believe it… of participating in the yearly April A to Z challenge… and I’ve had quite a time in deciding on my “theme.” I had a few … Continue reading

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2019: 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks: Week 18 (April 29 – May 5) Road Trip

2019: 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks: Week 18 (April 29 – May 5) Road Trip 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 (March 18 – 24) 12… Twelve Things I Discovered while Researching My FAMILY

2019: 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks – Week 12 (March 18 – 24) No. 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 … Continue reading

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Family Photographs… and their stories: Berrien Clark Bryan

Family Photographs… and their stories Berrien Clark Bryan I’ve always loved the older family photographs, and as many times as I leaf through my albums, I always ask myself “what’s your story?” Every photo has one – and it’s my mission to … 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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Turner Family Research: William Pinkney Turner – Post 3 – Turner Family Notes

Turner Family Research: William Pinkney Turner – Post 3 – Turner Family Notes Are John & Hannah Turner your parents – Still looking… A continuation of findings, facts and more as I search to authenticate the parents of William Pinkney … Continue reading

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Family Stories: Cousin Ila Turns 114 Years Young

Family Stories: Cousin Ila Turns 114 Years Young! Ila Arminda Stargel Sewell-Jones Ila turns 114 on August 21, 2017 Ila (right) with her sisters Mabel (middle) and Cleo (left)… Note the picture Ila is holding in the photo above… this … Continue reading

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Weekend Weathervanes: Wolf Mountain Vineyards & Winery

Weekend Weathervanes: Wolf Mountain Vineyards & Winery Now I know what to do with those photos – “thanks” to Heather Wilkinson Rojo at Nutfield Genealogy; she blogs Weekly Wednesday Weathervanes  in New Hampshire.  Please check out her page and enjoy the many … Continue reading

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The Haunting of Lizzie Stargel Gooch

The Haunting of Lizzie Gooch (Sarah Elizabeth Stargel-Gooch) In visiting the mountain town of Dahlonega, Georgia – I visited the grave of Lizzie ……. a place of where my Bryan ancestors settled in Georgia and called home since around 1831… … Continue reading

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