Tag Archives: Family History

Not a Real McCoy nor a “Real” Hatfield either.

I finally had a chance to get back to my Hatfield Project. The question my friend asked was her Hatfield family related to the infamous Hatfields of West Virginia/Kentucky fame. In previous work I had found that my friend’s great-grandfather was … Continue reading

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Television in my family

Television in my family We did not have a television while I was growing up. I remember listening to the radio a lot when I was young. When I was in the second grade (1957), we lived in upstairs of … Continue reading

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Memories of Sharon Huffman

Sharon Huffman (c 2009) [My first cousin, once removed, Sharon Marie (Larson) Huffman, recently passed away. Among her documents was one where she wrote of some of her memories regarding her grandparents, my great-grandparents Arthur Durwood and Mary Elizabeth (Manning) … Continue reading

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Bazsika & Kocun – Tragedy on Iron Ore Road

[Previously I posted a poem by Jenne M. that related her mother’s line through poetry. Here is the same story in prose.  I think it is one of the best examples I’ve ever seen that tells the same family history … Continue reading

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Mom’s Memories

Sometimes talking with elderly family members can yield lots of information that is confusing and difficult to figure out.  There are nuggets of really interesting information that can make the family history interesting; but, places or times aren’t quite right. … Continue reading

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RootsTech: YouTube Your Family History

It seems that I left the best for last of the RootsTech videos (of those I intend to watch). YouTube Your Family History By Devin Ashby was extremely good.  He spent a short time with background information about You Tube and then … Continue reading

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