Ruth's Genealogy

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

John Isler was my fifth great-grandfather. Prior to tonight, the only “evidence” that I had of his existence was some census pages and a vague reference in a biographical sketch of my third great-grandfather Nathan B Kennedy from a 1892 Hill County, Texas county history book.  (Since this book was published when Nathan Kennedy was …

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The Fort Worth Star-Telegram has a really interesting article about some recent additions to Greenwood Cemetery’s mausoleum: The eight life-size statues of the Founding Fathers in Independence Chapel at Greenwood Memorial Park were hand-carved in Italy from Carrara marble and stand on ornate pedestals. Quite a few of my ancestors are buried at Greenwood Cemetery. …

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