Tag Archives: Biography

Adair Ancestors: Luel Glazier (1912 -1997) #7

By – Don Taylor  On my Adair project, it was time to step back and look at the life of Luel Glazier. Her life was filled with death all around her, first her only sibling, then her mother, and then … Continue reading

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War, Starvation, and Smallpox Decimate the Rode Family

By – Don Taylor  I have many interesting stories in my family tree, but never have I found a story as heartbreaking, or as compelling, as the story I found regarding my friend’s family.  It is the kind of story … Continue reading

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Bio – Barney Brown (c. 1813-c 1865)

Brown By – Don Taylor Barney/Daney Brown is my third great-grandfather on my mother’s paternal line. I have not found much Barney or his life. In fact, I have only found him in two census records, which is barely enough … Continue reading

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Bio – Clora Dell Scott Roberts Adams

Bio – Clora Dell Scott Roberts Adams (1883-1945) Clora Dell Scott Roberts AdamsPhoto from the Chris H. Bailey family photo collection. Clora Dell Scott is my great-grandmother on my newly found Roberts line. Because “O”s can look like “A”s when … Continue reading

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52 Ancestors: #1 – Elizabeth Jane Swayze Wisemen Darling

Bio – Elizabeth Jane Swayze Wisemen Darling The Challenge: Thanks to Caroline Porter’s blog, 4yourfamilystory.com, (A blog I subscribe to and read daily.) I learned of a blogging challenge issued by Amy Johnson Crow on her blog www.nostorytoosmall.com to post … Continue reading

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Biography: Clyde Leroy Brown

Today is the 119th anniversary of the birth of my Grand-Uncle, Clyde Leroy Brown. Born 12 Feb 1894, in Minnesota, he was the oldest of 13 children of Arthur Durwood and Mary Elizabeth Manning Brown. He grew up in Crow Wing … Continue reading

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Robert Harry Darling

“Harry” was born 18 August 1907 and was the second of two children of Rufus Harry and Hannah (Anna) McAlister Darling.  It appears that Rufus and Anna separated shortly after Harry’s birth.  In any event, in 1910 Robert was living … Continue reading

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