Joshua Rainwater was my third great grandfather. Born the 13th of November 1791 in South […]
It’s Grandparent’s Day!
It’s Grandparents Day! I know that my life has been deeply influenced by my […]
Revisiting sources–the case for Mary M. Chisenhall
There is definitely wisdom in revisiting the documents and notes that we have in our […]
Teaching and being taught, Olivia’s lesson
Recently, I stumbled on an article that grabbed my attention . The article was written […]
A True Love Story?
Some of my ancestor’s stories seem to reach out and draw me in as if […]
Lemon Pie and Carrie
I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the subtle ways in which our ancestors’ lives […]
John Monroe Ganus and his boysL to R top row: Robert, Roderick, Newtonbottom row: John […]
On Their Way!
From the “Journals of John Joseph Pledger Murphy” Georgia Friday November 12, 1886 “We arose […]
They lived in Manassa, Colorado?
It was a surprise to learn a few years ago that the John Monroe Ganus […]
Walking where my ancestors walked
It seems only fitting that my first blog entry should follow a trip to southern […]