This is an update to the post published November 5th, 2012. When I figure out linking I will post the link here.
Not much to add, really.
But Thomas Cave, born 1773, lived in South Carolina. His son, my ancestor John Cave, was born in Spartanburg, South Carolina.
Some folks have Thomas born in Orange County, Virginia. And maybe he was.
But as definitive proof has not emerged yet, I’m feeling…
Texas Independence Week consists of those days between March 2nd and March 6th.
March 2nd is the anniversary of that date in 1836, when Texas declared her independence from Mexico.
March 6th is the anniversary of that date the same year, 1836, when the Battle of the Alamo was fought.
The first day of Spring as acknowledged on most calendars is March 21st.
The first day of Spring in Texas is generally February 21st.
As the only flowering tree in town, we can only guess that the heat from the brick and the secluded nature of the spot contributed to its early blooms.
So Spring was only delayed a few…
My brick wall for the month of February is Dinah Mapes.
Dinah Ann Mapes was born about 1825 in New York.
She married four times:
1. Melvin Parker in Arkansas. They had one child, George.
2. Samuel Mallett in St. Louis, Missouri. They had one child, Adelia.
3. Elijah Perry in St. Louis, Missouri. They had three children: Sarah, John, and Tommy.
4. William H. Brown in California. No children.
I wrote the Burleson Family Genealogy I post on October 24, 2012. When I figure out how to link it to this one, I will do it here.
The Burleson Family is a prolific one, but our research concerns David Burleson’s line. David was born in Virginia, traveled to North Carolina, and fought in the Revolutionary War. He and his son, Moses Burleson, brought the family to Tennessee, where David died. More…
It’s the taxing time, once again.
February is the month that not only feels ridiculously short, but also seems to have the most events, details, and enormous tasks packed into it.
When I mention this to people, they’re always quick to point out that…
Arizona Travel Pics
The Arizona desert is so harsh I would never choose to live there, though many do and quite…
Brawner Family Genealogy
This is my friend Jane’s line. I mentioned the Brawner family in my post on the Dibrell/Brawner Family Genealogy on February 14, 2013. When I learn how to link these sites I will do so here.
Margaret Jane Brawner, Jane’s…
Random Pic of the Month
Actually, here are three random pics.
Egret in Reflection
Bowie Fountain on the grounds…