Ruth's Genealogy

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

“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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On Thomas’s Destination: Austin Family: Craig Manson over at Geneablogie has started a new meme which I think is important since it gets the surnames in my genealogy research info out into the blogosphere.  As Craig put it: “List the surnames you are researching and the general localities. Then tell the names of your “Most …

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Jennie Margaret Melton wife of Francis Lee Turner (my great-granduncle) born 21 Mar 1864 Blooming Grove, Navarro, TX died 21 May 1887 (her 5th wedding anniversary) Axtell, McLennan, TX also believed to be buried here is her infant son Claude Turner born 18 May 1887 Abbott, Hill, TX died 25 Jan 1888 Abbott, Hill, TX …

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