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31 October


Cortez (Bullington) Flowers: 1924 – 2008

By Stephanie Pitcher Fishman Bullington, Family History Month 4 Comments

I woke up dreaming about my granny this morning. She’s who I call my Cotton Granny here on Corn and Cotton. She went on to heaven eight years ago today.

30 May


Workday Wednesday: The work ethic of JT Bullington and his wife, Ida

By Stephanie Pitcher Fishman Bullington 4 Comments

JT Bullington

  My Cotton great-grandfather was a man that I wish I would have had the chance to know. What I do know is that he had a very strong work ethic.     James Thomas Bullington was born on 27 October 1878 to parents Thomas Ray Bullington and Hester Ann Reynolds (possibly spelled Runnells, but […]

14 May


Motivation Monday: My research comes first

By Stephanie Pitcher Fishman Featured, MotivationMonday 2 Comments

    What a great time we had at NGS2012! I don’t think that I’ve even started to process it all. From the wonderful experiences talking with vendors such as History Geo or Ancestor Tracks to the time spent learning from genealogists such as Harold Henderson and Michael Hait through lunches and various events, the […]

09 April


Motivation Monday: April 2012 Goals

By Stephanie Pitcher Fishman goals, MotivationMonday No Comments

  Oh April… you came on so fast! March was a whirlwind, and as a result I haven’t had a post for a while, and that includes a Motivation Monday post! It’s time to get caught up!   March Wrap Up: I had a great month! From the MidWest Geneabloggers Meetup in Fort Wayne to […]

06 March


The 1940s through my Granny’s eyes…

By Stephanie Pitcher Fishman Bullington, Featured 3 Comments

    The 1940s are a topic of great discussion at the moment within the genealogical community. History is about to come alive through the release of the 1940 US Federal Census. I, like many other family historians, will be waiting excited for the calendar to change.   As part of the 1940 Blog Ambassador […]

18 January


06 January


South: Flowers

By Stephanie Pitcher Fishman No Comments

My maternal line comes from the South. This is one of my cotton lines. (Though, not the Southern line that actually picked cotton. That is the Bullington line!) I’m still beginning my research on this branch of our tree. My grandfather’s family wasn’t one that we were close to for one reason or another so […]

04 January


Welcome to Corn & Cotton!

By Stephanie Pitcher Fishman No Comments

My “Corn” Line from the North is a line that grew up among the cornfields of Ohio and farms of Pennsylvania as well as those who roamed through the beautiful lands of New England. My “Cotton” Line from the South is a line that was deeply rooted in the cotton fields growing in red Georgia […]