A Sad Letter From the Past

When I first started asking my dad for information about his parents' lives I was very curious about my grandpa's parents. All that I knew was that they died when he was young and that he and his sister, Annie Mae, were raised by his Aunt and Uncle in Hot Springs, Arkansas.  It was not till I … Continue reading A Sad Letter From the Past

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52 Ancestors: #4 Edward Herbert Morse

Recently my friend Amy Crow, who writes No Story Too Small, challenged others to join her in writing about our ancestors each week.  This is week 4 of the challenge and I'm going to share some stories of my maternal grandfather, Edward Herbert Morse.  I do not have many personal stories of him, but my grandmother … Continue reading 52 Ancestors: #4 Edward Herbert Morse

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks: Shirley Helen Krueger

Recently my friend Amy Crow, who writes No Story Too Small, challenged others to join her in writing about our ancestors each week.  This is week 3 of the challenge and I'm going to share some stories of my maternal grandmother, Shirley Helen Krueger Morse.  I've written a few posts about her in the past, … Continue reading 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks: Shirley Helen Krueger

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks: Billie Thomas Alford

Billie Thomas Alford was my paternal grandfather.  He was born October 11, 1922 in Hot Springs, Arkansas and died September 28, 2008 in Mishawaka, Indiana.  His parents were Arlie Arthur Alford and Naomi Rosa Reynolds.  He had an older sister, Annie Mae who was born November 20, 1920.  Unfortunately, their parents passed away from tuberculosis … Continue reading 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks: Billie Thomas Alford

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks: Margaret Ann Clifford Alford

Recently my friend Amy Crow, who writes No Story Too Small, challenged others to join her in writing about our ancestors each week.  Since I've been wanting to write more about my family on a regular basis I thought this was a prime opportunity to step up to the plate.  So here we go! My … Continue reading 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks: Margaret Ann Clifford Alford