For Valentine's Day, four photos of couples from my family tree.
Will of Joseph Sumner of Onslow County, North Carolina, 29 October 1784
This Joseph Sumner was my 6th great-grandfather. The Margaret mentioned in the will is supposedly Margaret Chesstnut (also spelled Chesnut, Chessnut, and Chestnut) however, I have not yet found a primary source for this information. From North Carolina Willd and Estates on Ancestry.com. In the name of god Amen I Joseph Sumner of Onslow County … Continue reading Will of Joseph Sumner of Onslow County, North Carolina, 29 October 1784
Lucy Jewell Smith
Jewell Smith was the second daughter of Bertus "Bert" Monroe Smith and Mollie Irene Sumner. She was born 25 September 1910 in Florida. As far as I know, Jewell was the first person in our line to have a high school diploma. She was certainly the first woman to have one. Because the Smith name is … Continue reading Lucy Jewell Smith