We are the storytellers of the tribe. All tribes have one. We have been called, as it were, by our genes. Those who have gone before cry out to us: "Tell our story." So... we do. In finding them, we somehow find ourselves.
In June, 1861, he volunteered and fought his only battle at Fort Donelson where he lost his leg by a six pound shell ...
5th Great-Grandparents Francis Cox was born about 1780 in Virginia, the youngest child of James and Elizabeth Cox. He would marry Peninah Walden, born about 1790, daughter of William Walden and Catherine Foley, neighbors along the Smith River in northern Patrick County, Virginia. Following, in chronological order, are some of the facts known about their lives and... Continue Reading →
NOTE: I'm looking for help with this individual and his descendants. If you find this person in your family tree, please consider contacting me and sharing your information. Birth in Höltinghausen, Grand Duchy of Oldenburg Johann Wilhelm Gerken was born to Catherina Maria Gerken and Johann Friedrich Joseph Lampe on April 27th, 1826, in Höltinghausen, Duchy... Continue Reading →
Of Irish ancestry, Gibson would settle with his wife, Eliza Jane Nuzum, on Plum Run in Taylor County, West Virginia, where they would have twelve children ...
As more and more newspaper archives become available online in digital format, more "mysteries" in our family histories will be solved. My recent experience occurred while "surfing" the growing collection of newspapers at Ancestry.com. An "unknown" photo now has a name and story too. After the death of my great-great grandmother at the age of 30... Continue Reading →
4th cousin, once removed Julian Sargeant Reynolds (June 30, 1936 – June 13, 1971) of Richmond, Virginia was a teacher, businessman, and Democratic politician. He served in both the House and Senate of the Virginia General Assembly and served as 30th Lieutenant Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia under Governor A. Linwood Holton, Jr.. He... Continue Reading →
King Henry VIII discussing the greatest "loss" with his friend Charles Brandon.
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This post has been substantially revised. Please see web page on this site for Stephen Merrill. New information on this individual has been added. Thanks! tmgfamilyhistory.com