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Remembering Darci ~ My Aunt and Victim of The Prospect Killer

Darci Irene Williams June 4, 1979 ~ September 4, 2004 Darci was adopted by my grandpa and grandma when she was just a baby. She was well loved by us all. I remember babysitting my Aunt Darci A LOT during … Continue reading

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Moses Franklin PORTER’s Obituary and Portrait

“Moses Porter was born in Kentucky, Jan 20, 1826, died at his home near Oxford, Kan., Dec. 26, 1900, aged 74 years 11 months and six days. He with his parents moved to Illinois when he was 1 year old, … Continue reading

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Amelia “Anna” HIGHTOWER SCOGGINS ~ Tombstone Tuesday

My fifth great-grandmother, Amelia “Anna” HIGHTOWER, was born June 10, 1765 in Orange County, North Carolina to Austin HIGHTOWER (1698-1784) and Martha CLACK (1744-1793).  Martha was Austin’s third wife and much younger than him. “Anna” married Jonah SCOGGINS (1763-1845) on … Continue reading

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Sherman and Alice FRARY 1900 ~ Census Sunday

My second great-grandfather, Sherman FRARY, was born August 29, 1852 in Illinois to Sherman FRARY (1824-1867) and Charlotte Marinda SCOGGINS (b. 1826).  He died February 21, 1915 in Fort Scott, Kansas. My second great-grandmother, Alice Evelyn McMillan, was born in … Continue reading

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March 24th ~ On This Day in Our Family History…

Ruby Irene PORTER {24 Mar 1928 – 13 May 2010}     ~     My maternal Grandma, whom I miss DEARLY, was born on this day in the year of 1928. Carol Elizabeth WILLIAMS LAKEY {4 Mar 1947 – 20 Mar 1987}     ~     … Continue reading

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She Is Gone

Today is the 26th anniversary of my mom’s death and the day before the 1 year anniversary of my mom-in-love’s death.  I dedicated a post last year featuring the poem “She Is Gone” by David Harkins on my other blog … Continue reading

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