Our family black book, boy does that sound strange. When I’m speaking of our family’s black book, I’m referring to a, black three ring binder that was passed on to me by my mom. This is a
I decided since the last two blogs on Matrilineal Monday were my great grandmothers on my dad’s side I would continue with the Langston ladies. I hope that’s okay with everyone. Now where do I begin
This is a photo also came out of the German photo album I purchased while in Germany. The year on the album bind is 1965. The trees behind him remind me of the Black forest in southwestern Germany. The dog
It’s time for another “Saturday Spotting’s” and these once again come from the Bollinger County, Missouri Newspaper Abstracts. There are so many wonderful and strange things that I’ve found during some of my research, I could post page
When I first started on this adventure into the world of genealogy I kept getting these search prompts, on my computer, to “find your family crest” or “find your family shield”. So yes, I decided to see if I could
This is the tombstone of E. Hezekiah ESTES Jr., my great grand uncle who died at the age of 20. His parents were Pinkney Dallas ESTES (1850- 1933) and Mary Evaline LIMBAUGH (1849-1932) of Bollinger county Missouri.
Now I would like to introduce you to my great grandmother on my dad’s side Aline [Alene] Marie SMITH. She was born on 8 July 1896 in Cape Girardeau, Cape Girardeau, Missouri. Her parents were John N. SMITH
This is one of many photos out of an album that I purchased while in Germany. The year on the binding of the album is 1965.
Many of us spot some unusual things during our research. Some of the things we might view as a little on the strange side, funny, gross or even unusual. Most of the time some of these things we