Thinking about all the women who came before us on international women's day.
For Valentine's Day, four photos of couples from my family tree.
Simon H. Harrison, born 1803-1813 in Kentucky, was my 3rd great-grandfather. He is also a complete "brick wall" in my research. No one, and I mean no one, seems to know where he came from. I have posted about him before: this post is a compilation of the information in the previous posts and everything … Continue reading Simon H. Harrison: A Persistent Brick Wall
My great-grandmother Mama Kelly (Mary Pearl Harrison Kelly) had a really interesting family tree that can be traced way back to Renaissance Italy. Mama Kelly's 10th great-grandfather was Jeronimo Bassano, a musician and instrument maker who was born in the town of Bassano del Grappa, near Venice, Italy. Much has been written about this Bassano … Continue reading The Bassanos and Laniers
Sumner County, TN, unknown newspaper, November, 1931. Clipping from my grandmother's collection. Alexander Harrison died at his home near Walnut Grove, November 18 at 5 o'clock in the afternoon. Funeral services were conducted at Walnut Grove church by Rev. Mr Charles and Rev Mr Parker. Burial was in Walnut Grove cemetery. He had been an … Continue reading Alexander Harrison’s Obituary