My maternal Grandfather Joseph Chapple, circa 1947, in the Greater Fifth Ward, Houston, Texas.
As you know, my genealogy road trip on January 1st was the result of my 2011 New Year’s resolution to return to genealogy and from some new information I uncovered about my grandfather (Joseph Chapple) and his parents (Louis and Carrie Blanton Chapple) in Ancestry.com. That road trip was very enlightening and provided me with … [Read more...]
My New Year’s Day 2011 consisted of a fabulous soul-food meal prepared by my mom, who truly knows her way around a kitchen, and a quick roadtrip across Houston to the community where my grandfather, Joseph Chapple (mom’s father), and great-grandparents, Louis & Carrie Blanton Chapple (mom’s grandparents) lived around 1910. Last week on Ancestry.com, … [Read more...]