Ruth's Genealogy

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

Just a quick “Did you know”… The Houston Public Library Digital Archives has a nice collection of late-1800’s/early-1900’s Houston City Directories digitalized, online and available as pdf downloads for your viewing and research pleasure! I just found this site and am currently downloading the 1913 edition in hopes of finding my great-grandfather John T Stanley …

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My grandfather Miles Francis Stanley II worked as a draftsman for General Dynamics in Fort Worth. General Dynamics built planes for the Air Force, among other things. After Granddad died in 1970, my aunts gathered up some of his drawings and used them to create nick-nack boxes and wall-hangings, then gave them to each of …

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