Tag Archives: Siloam Georgia

2019: 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks – Week 22 (May 27 – June 2): At The Cemetery

2019: 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks – Week 22 (May 27 – June 2): At The Cemetery 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 … Continue reading

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2019: 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks  Week 17 (April 22 – 28) At Worship

2019: 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks Week 17 (April 22 – 28) At Worship 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 12 (Mar. 18 – 24) 12… “Twelve” Things I Discovered while Researching My FAMILY

2019: 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks – Week 12 (Mar. 18 – 24) “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 was… … Continue reading

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2019: 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks – Week 11 (Mar. 11 – 17) Large Family

2019: 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks – Week 11 (Mar. 11 – 17) Large Family Edgar L. McKinley and Rossie L. Sharp I have several grandparents who had a large family… so it was a toss of the coin that … 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 Ola’s Lily

Friday Night Family Heirlooms Grandma Ola’s Lily These type lilies were always around my Grandma Ola’s farmhouse in Siloam, Georgia and all around the countryside. Even today I still find them in the area there around the older country homes and … Continue reading

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Conversations with Mama: You never know what she will say and more… #40

Conversations with Mama: You never know what she will say and more… #40 Jan. 21, 2017: When I called mama tonight, I asked her about a photograph taken at the farm of her as a young girl, a baby, a … Continue reading

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Conversations with Mama: You never know what she will say and more… #39

Conversations with Mama: You never know what she will say and more… #39 Jan. 1, 2017: I called mama around 10 tonight and she immediately said, “it’s 11 o’clock, what are you doing up?” I laughed and said, “well when … Continue reading

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Friday Night Family Heirlooms… telling their stories: Granddaddy McKinley’s Gem Finds

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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