Well, almost wordless . . . Meet the Taylor Siblings! The Taylor Siblings are Elgin, Jon, and Me! Yeah, I was being cantankerous as a little sister could be that day. All I know is that I didn’t want to sit down and be still for the camera and I didn’t mind letting the men in … [Read more…]
This photograph of my father, John W. Taylor, in his late teens (circa 1945) is what I believe the face of Genealogy looks like! This Wordy Wednesday post is in response to the insulting photo LAWeekly.com posted on their site to publicize the upcoming 42nd Annual Genealogy Jamboree hosted by the Southern California Genealogical Society and Family Research … [Read more…]
In addition to my genealogy road trip to Chappell Hill, TX and to the Mulberry Bower House the weekend of May 20, 2011, I also had the honor and true pleasure of seeing my beautiful and talented niece, Nicole L. Taylor, receive her Doctoral Degree in Vocal Performance with Opera Emphasis at the University of … [Read more…]
It was during one of my visits home for the holidays in 1998 that I came across the “5 Generations” photo that I featured for Wordless Wednesday, 23 March 2011. That photo featuring my 97-year-old great-great-grandmother (Lula Routt Green) is what launched my research into my father’s side of my family tree. Based on a few … [Read more…]
It’s Sentimental Sunday and this daily blogging prompt allows genealogy bloggers a chance to focus on a sentimental story or memory about an ancestor, or a wonderful family tradition. Carrie Blanton was born February 28, 1883 in Eagle Lake, Colorado County, Texas to Carey and Alice Bailey Blanton. Like her parents and eleven siblings, she … [Read more…]
Well, almost wordless . . . . Five generations starting with the oldest to youngest . . . Great-Great Grandmother Lula Routt Green – 1867-1964 Aunt Sallie Green Lewis – 1907-2001 Grandpa Willie Taylor – 1909-1985 Daddy John Willie Taylor – 1927-2010 Brother Elgin Taylor Brother Jon Taylor then . . . . Me!
It’s Sentimental Sunday and this daily blogging prompt allows genealogy bloggers a chance to focus on a sentimental story or memory about an ancestor, or a wonderful family tradition. I had the pleasure of visually introducing my maternal grandfather, Joseph Chapple, to the World Wide Web community on Wordless Wednesday, February 16, 2011. Joseph is … [Read more…]