Notes from the past…

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Tombstone Tuesday: Priscilla Parker Chappell


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,


Apr. 10. 1797.


Aug. 27. 1889.

Aged 92 Yrs 4 Mos. & 17 D’s”

Sterling Cemetery

Tuscaloosa County, Alabama


ok, this is just creepy….

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…