Category Archives: Family History

My Book Of Remembrance: 18 Years

   And counting… It’s been 18 years since I begin my Book Of Remembrance on July 17, 1999. I got this idea from watching  a message by Joyce Meyer. It’s a record of some of the good things that God has done in my life. From … Continue reading

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In Memory Of James A. Washington: He Passed Too Soon

 Who was James A. Washington? I first heard of  James while searching the 1880 census record. He was the son of William and Susan Washington.  He was listed as mulatto and a 7 year old who attended school. The census … Continue reading

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Education And The School Of Life

Question for Week 25: Education I was blessed to receive an education.  I grew up with my parents who wanted all their children to go to school. We did accomplish our high school diploma and some of us went on to further our … Continue reading

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Beauty comes with age

 (God) “Your eyes saw my unformed substance; in your book were written, every one of them, the days that were formed for me, when as yet there was none of them.” Psalm 139:16 Beauty comes with age. Some how, we can … Continue reading

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The 97th Year, Since My Mother’s Born Day

My mother entered this world on Wednesday,  April 21, 1920. Photo of my mother, Lula as a child, her age unknown. The photo below, my mother is in red My mother’s mother, Mary is in blue.

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Happy New Year To Me! My Born Day Celebration!

I’ve been celebrating my life. Thank You, Father God for creating me in my mother’s womb. (The official day and time of my arrival of my actual “Born Day” was on Holy Monday at 9:48 am. CST.) The 98th Day of the Year. … Continue reading

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A Special Day: March 28, 1937

In Memory of My Parents’ 80th Wedding Anniversary   In the year 1937, Easter Sunday fell on March 28. That was the day my parents wanted to get married. And so, they eloped in Kansas. They were married at the home of Reverend Bell. He who preformed … Continue reading

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