Tag Archives: McKinley

Day 1: 2016 Vacation – Genealogy Road Trip

Vacation – Genealogy Road Trip Day 1 – October 14, 2016 Friday Day 1:    No trip to visit mom in my home state of Georgia is without a hint of genealogy, but this trip was just a few pinches … Continue reading

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31 Days to Better Genealogy – Day 12

31 Days to Better Genealogy – Day 12: Version 2.0 31 Days to Better Genealogy – Day 12 I’m taking Amy Crow’s challenge for 31 Days to Better Genealogy and blog Amy’s questions, with my answers; I plan to make one … Continue reading

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National Grandparents Day: Sept. 11, 2016

National Grandparents Day: Sept. 11, 2016 I have no grandparents to visit on “Grandparents Day,” but I’ll always remember them… and if they were alive today…. boy would I have questions! I know more about my mother’s parents than my … Continue reading

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DNA: 20 DNA Circles

DNA: 20 DNA Circles In my last post DNA: 18 DNA Circles, I had 18 DNA circles. I first started off with 12, then 16, then 18, then 19 and now I’m at the count of 20. I have lost one along the … Continue reading

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DNA: Finally More DNA Circles – Before & Now

DNA: Finally More DNA Circles Before and Now YooHoo, after only one week of uploading my Gedcom to Ancestry, I went from 3 potential new ancestors or relatives who are not in my family tree at present to 4. 2 … Continue reading

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Blogging from A to Z: April – 2016: W

Blogging from A to Z: April – 2016: W The Blogging from A to Z challenge is to post everyday during the month of April 2016, except Sunday. I will start with letter A and hopefully make it all the way … Continue reading

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Letters & Papers from the Trunk in the Hall: V-Mail Letter; Feb. 19, 1945

Letters & Papers from the Trunk in the Hall: V-Mail Letter;  Feb. 19, 1945 V-Mail To: Pfc. Edgar L. McKinley Co. B., 2nd Inf. APO 5 C/0 PM New York, N.Y. V-Mail From: Mr. & Mrs. Edgar T. McKinley Greensboro, … Continue reading

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Letters & Papers from the Trunk in the Hall: Postcard; May 10,1944

Letters & Papers from the Trunk in the Hall: Postcard – May 10,1944 From: Miss Lois Brown Union Point, GA. To: Mrs. E. T. McKinley Greensboro, Ga. R.F.D. 3 Dear Mrs. McKinley, Just a line to let you know that Leroy … Continue reading

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Letters & Papers from the Trunk in the Hall: Air Mail Letter; Jan. 13, 1945

Letters & Papers from the Trunk in the Hall: Air Mail Letter; Jan. 13, 1945 The “Trunk in the Hall” held the letters and papers my grandparents saved – and they saved everything from cancelled checks, postcards telling of the … Continue reading

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Friday Night Family Heirlooms… telling their stories: Granddaddy McKinley’s Fox Horn

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

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