Ruth's Genealogy

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

Priscilla Parker Chappell was my fourth great-grandmother (through my Stanley line), married to 4GGF Miles Chappell. Today I found this headstone at Find-A-Grave, courtesy of Francis Bowen Frost. Thanks Francis! “Priscilla Chappell, Born Apr. 10. 1797. Died Aug. 27. 1889. Aged 92 Yrs 4 Mos. & 17 D’s” Sterling Cemetery Tuscaloosa County, Alabama

I think I’m going snow-blind! All this cold weather is being to affect my sense of reality: This is me as an 8-year-old Vulcan… Haven’t looked at that branch of the family tree just yet…

Pretty much. All of her info in my RootsMagic database is current and her images are uploaded to my ZenPhoto gallery. When I hit the library next week, I’ll check the Tarrant County marriage index and the Fort Worth city directories, maybe the Star-Telegram archives, depending on what I find or don’t find in the …

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“The word prompt for the 16th Edition of Smile For The Camera is “Bling, ancestor Bling.” I am always drawn to the beautiful jewelry worn by our ancestors in old photographs. The locket that was your Great Grandmother’s treasure, the pocket watch proudly displayed by a male ancestor, the beautiful crosses of old, and the …

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