Who Am I? Series 22 May 2019 Installment 1 In early December 2018, through Ancestry.com, you may recall I learned that the man who I grew up knowing as “Daddy” was not my biological father. This was devastating to me. Now, I am on the path to discover who I am biologically. Daddy will always… Continue reading Who Am I?
Please join Randy Seaver over Genea-Musings for another round of Saturday Night Genealogy Fun! For this week’s mission (should you decide to accept it), answer the question: 1) It’s story time – tell us how you met your spouse or significant other. If you don’t have one, tell us about how your parents met each… Continue reading Saturday Night Genealogy Fun
M. Maggie. Maggie is a name that shows up on several occasions in my family tree and at least once in my husband’s. My maternal grandma was named Maggie. It wasn’t short for Margaret, as is often the case. It was Maggie, plain and simple. Her maternal grandmother was also named Maggie. Grandma described her… Continue reading A to Z Blogging Challenge: M is for Maggie
L. Leon. Leon Roberts was my husband’s maternal grandfather. He was born 10 July 1914 to Elias Wallis Roberts and his wife Johnnie Cooper Roberts. Leon’s mama died when he was almost eight months old. His father remarried to a lady named Maggie. I never got to meet Grandpa Roberts. David has shared several stories… Continue reading A to Z Blogging Challenge: L is for Leon
K. Kansas. Kansas is a windy state. We ended up there during the evacuation for Hurricane Rita in 2005. We crossed the state line from Oklahoma into Kansas and stopped at a gas station. We got out of the car and were nearly blown away by a gust of wind. It was great! There is… Continue reading A to Z Blogging Challenge: K is for Kansas
There’s a funny bit of family trivia in most families out there. In ours, it is the fact that my paternal grandmother AND my husband’s paternal grandmother had the maiden name Fowler before they married their husbands. I have been looking for any potential connection between our grandmothers for as long as David and I… Continue reading A to Z Blogging Challenge: F is for Fowler
E. Evelyn. Evelyn Fowler Gunter was my granny, my daddy’s mama. She was a character. She didn’t take anything off of anybody. She’d tell you straight up what she thought of something and was to the point about it. You never had to guess where you stood with Granny. When I was a little girl,… Continue reading A to Z Blogging Challenge: E is for Evelyn