Ruth's Genealogy

“And in the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.”

On June 12, I sent an email to the Texas State Library and Archives Commission requesting a copy of the Confederate Pension Application File of my great-great-great grandmother Sarah Jane Carroll (John Bunyan Carroll). The process is quite simple: search the database, if you find an ancestor, just send an email to the address given …

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From today’s Fort Worth Star-Telegram: DPS unprepared when arsonist attacked governor’s mansion, report says By JOHN MORITZ AUSTIN — The night the Texas Governor’s Mansion was attacked by an arsonist, the lone state trooper guarding the 152-year-old facility was inadequately trained to be prepared for the emergency, and seven of the 20 security cameras on …

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