October Ancestry Challenge 2013: Ancestor #20

http://loricrane.wordpress.com/2013/09/21/october-ancestry-challenge-2013-2/ Ancestor #20 I was blessed to remember another one of my great-grandparents. My maternal grandfather’s mother was Hattie Lee Edmondson Richey. She was born October 15, 1885 to Green and Susan E. Jones Edmondson. I have very fond memories of this great-grandmother. She was loving and kind and we had large Sunday dinners at... Continue Reading →

October Ancestry Challenge 2013: Ancestor #8

http://loricrane.wordpress.com/2013/09/21/october-ancestry-challenge-2013-2/ Ancestor #8 Mary Wilabay Beam, my great-great-grandmother, was born to John W. Wilaby and Rebecca Davidson on January 24, 1855 in Alabama. Mary was their 7th child and 5th girl. Mary lived a long life. She passed away March 25, 1947, at the age of 92. She was widowed in 1914 and never remarried.... Continue Reading →

October Ancestry Challenge 2013: Ancestor #4

http://loricrane.wordpress.com/2013/09/21/october-ancestry-challenge-2013-2/ Ancestor #4 My 4th paternal great grandfather was the first in my direct descendant line to move into Alabama. Ezekiel Beam, son of John Beam and unknown wife, was born in Fairfield County, South Carolina in 1790. He was the second child of seven and the second son. Ezekiel is mentioned in the Will... Continue Reading →

My 2nd Versatile Blogger Award

I was recently awarded my 2nd Versatile Blogger Award. This one came from Opalla On Trails. http://opallaontrails.wordpress.com/2013/01/31/my-two-versatile-blogger-awards/#comment-525 Thank you, Opalla On Trails! According to the rules of the award, here are seven things about myself: 1. I was born in and still live in Alabama. 2. I am the tallest female in my family. 3.... Continue Reading →

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