Thinking about all the women who came before us on international women's day.
Valentine’s Day Couples
For Valentine's Day, four photos of couples from my family tree.
Simon H. Harrison: A Persistent Brick Wall
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
The Bassanos and Laniers
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
Alexander Harrison’s Obituary
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