#52ancestors Week 27 “Independence”

This weeks prompt is "Independence" Sons of the American Revolution "The SAR is a patriotic, historical, and educational non-profit corporation, United States 501(c)3, that seeks to maintain and extend the institutions of American freedom, an appreciation for true patriotism, a respect for our national symbols, the value of American citizenship, and the unifying force of … Continue reading #52ancestors Week 27 “Independence”

#52ancestors Week 25 “Same Name”

This weeks prompt is "Same Name" Not My Zachariah For the longest time I thought that my 3rd great-grandfather Zachariah Hutchins (1815-1865 ) was buried in the Memphis National Cemetery. He did serve in The War of 1812 and was eligible to be buried in a National Cemetery, but he was in Texas at the … Continue reading #52ancestors Week 25 “Same Name”

#52ancestors Week 23 “Going to the Chapel”

This weeks prompt is "Going to the Chapel" On New Years eve 1900 Garvin Alman "Garvy" Beckham  married Maudy Pearl Smith in Phelps Missouri. While trying to think of something to write for this weeks prompt, I was running different reports and looking for something interesting and that date just jumped out at me December … Continue reading #52ancestors Week 23 “Going to the Chapel”