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The door of your cottage is open at the Bossy Spa. I took this picture in the rain last week, so you could see the rain running down the rain chain. 305 more words


Dan Miller, My 3rd Great Grandfather

This is Dan Miller, father of Lelia Swan Miller. Leila Swan Miller was the wife of James Karnes Polk Shumate, my 2nd Great Grandfather, making her my 2nd Great Grandmother. 35 more words


Picture this: my grandma stories - dttwins - Original Work [Archive of Our Own]

Picture this: small village under Mogilev. Very primitive houses no toilets no electricity. This is where our grandma was born in 1939. One of the ways to earn money -a farm nearby or very cheap manual labor such as gathering herbs. 227 more words

Chocolate Cake, Balloons and Angels

Our little angel, Skyler, would have celebrated his first earthly birthday on July 1, 2017.  Sixteen days later, Skyler wrote and sent a letter in response to his great- grandmother’s letter.   571 more words

Thomas Mannion (1860s-1923)

1860s – Born in County Galway, Ireland. Son of John Mannion and ?.

30th October 1882 – Age 22. Married Bridget McIntyre in Saint Bede’s Church, Jarrow, County Durham.   309 more words


William Newman (1860s-1923)

1860s – Born in Ireland, somewhere in County Cork, Ireland.  Son of John Newman and ?.

1881 Census – No obvious record on the census so he might have been in Ireland at this time. 640 more words

Family History

Great Grandpa Amnesia Travels part 3

In a short time after leaving a glorious and warm sun rose but too late to avert the havoc of the night for there had been a heavy frost and as I walked along at several way side houses saw the debacle of a frost after vegetation and budding had advanced to dream of a fruitful crop. 681 more words