The cute story of how an 11 year old girl led to Abraham Lincoln’s legendary beard.
Exploring my personal family history with the story of my 3x great grandfather L.J. Eckler. Civil war soldier, and Andersonville POW, who served under Custer in the 6th Michigan Calvary at the Battle of Trevilian Station.
It seems that after over sixty-fives years of war the Korean War may finally be ending. Many of our combat veterans from the era of active fighting on the Korean peninsula have already passed away. My Grandfather was a Korea combat veteran. He died before they actually achieved peace.
We all leave a legacy behind. What will your legacy be?
Old cemeteries, historical buildings, and museums are some of my favorite places to visit. Every time I visit a new place, I struggle to discover the neat forgotten pieces of history tucked away. This site has potential.
The Virginia Branch I have spent a lot of time lately working on some of my other family lines. Recently I decided […]
Well it’s Monday so it must be time for a Matriarch Monday post. I have been researching more into the lines of […]
The strange death of Rebecca Cornell. Did Thomas Cornell, II murder his mother to obtain ownership of her land or was he the victim of odd circumstances.
Monday is all about honoring female ancestors who showed strength and perseverance in the face of adversity. Today’s Matriarch is my […]
My Ancestors Were Boring… One of the things I enjoy most about genealogy is discovering the unexpected. Family history can seem rather dull until you discover that first axe murderer hanging around the branches of the old family tree. Researching the lines connected to my Mayflower ancestor has turned up some interesting gems to say the least. The great thing about Mayflower passengers is that they are such a big topic of interest that they have been researched extensively. There are groups […]