Tag Archives: McKinley

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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Family Stories: August 7, 2021 – National Purple Heart Day

National Purple Heart Day – August 7, 2021 Purple Heart Day commemorates the creation of our military’s oldest American military decoration… first created for military merit during the American Revolutionary War… the Badge for Military Merit was awarded and decorated … Continue reading

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2021: K – April A to Z: Mama in Photos… Keepsake Photos

2021: K – April A to Z: 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 … Continue reading

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Family Stories: Blackberry Winter… and more

In thumbing through an older magazine, I turned the page… and an article entitled “Blackberry Winter” caught my eye… it made me laugh as it brought back many memories of all the conversations I’ve had with mama on the topic … Continue reading

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Family Stories: Good Samaritan Cleans McKinley Gravestones

Good Samaritan Cleans McKinley Gravestones at Steele Creek Cemetery Steele Creek Cemetery and Steele Creek Church is located at 7407 Steele Creek Rd, Charlotte, North Carolina; it was founded in 1760. Surnames buried there connected into my family lines of … Continue reading

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2019: 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks – Week 43 (Oct. 21 – Oct. 27): Transportation

2019: 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks – Week 43 (Oct. 21 – Oct. 27): Transportation 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 38 (Sept. 16 – 22): Cousins

2019: 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks – Week 38 (Sept. 16 – 22): Cousins 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 days! … Continue reading

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2019: 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks – Week 32 (Aug 5 – Aug 11): Sister

2019: 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks – Week 32 (Aug 5 – Aug 11): Sister 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 23 (June 3 – June 9): Namesake

2019: 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks – Week 23 (June 3 – June 9) Namesake 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 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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