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Conversations with Mama: You never know what she will say and more… #48

Conversations with Mama: You never know what she will say and more… #48 Me, wearing one of the many dresses mama sewed – Mama started me on my love for Nancy Drew! Lost posts… out of time sequence: October 19, … Continue reading

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Friday Night Family Heirlooms… telling their stories: Grandmama McKinley’s Kitchen Cupboards

Friday Night Family Heirlooms… telling their stories: Grandmama McKinley’s Kitchen Cupboards 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 … Continue reading

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Nancy Drew: My Mother was Nancy Drew

Nancy Drew: My Mother was Nancy Drew… well almost! Mama (left) with best friend Willie Mae Sisson My mother, Helen Rebecca Bryan (McKinley) was a big fan of Nancy Drew, being born the same month (April) and year (1930) as … Continue reading

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Friday Night Family Heirlooms: Grandma McKinley’s Crocheted Spread

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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Family Stories: True or False

Family Stories: True or False It’s the family stories that often draws me in… sometimes you can only read so much of pedigrees and census counts. The family stories passed down through generations build the character of the family, but … Continue reading

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Friday Night Family Heirlooms… telling their stories: The McKinley Hall Tree

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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Friday Night Family Heirlooms… telling their stories: Grandmama McKinley’s Vase

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: Like Mother Like Daughter: DNA – COMPARISON

Finally, I Received Mama’s DNA Today January 23, 2017 Now to Compare… While mama has more European West DNA – 51% to my 48%, my Irish roots are higher than hers at 35% to her 25 %. The one region … 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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Friday Night Family Heirlooms… telling their stories: Treasures Belonging to Grandmama McKinley

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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