Down a country road in Rebecca, Georgia sits a modest white church called Pleasant Hill. It was established in 1876, and I believe that my family had ancestors within the church membership nearly all of its existence.As a child I played in the cemetery as my grandmother straightened up graves on our annual visits “down [...]
Another week… another page! I have to say that this is one of my favorite “to-do” items! I really enjoy learning a new craft. This week’s assignment was to complete our pedigree chart and family tree. Unlike the charts that we are normally accustomed to creating this one is fairly general. No birth dates or [...]
Perhaps I should title this, “Nearly Wordless Wednesday.” I’ve been thinking a lot about my family’s U.S. Civil War connections after posting an article on Examiner.com: Ohio and the U.S. Civil War: Finding your family’s connections. Here is one of my connections from my cotton line, great-great-grandfather Thomas Ray Bullington.
Cortez Bullington Flowers, or Granny to me, was from my cotton line. She was my cotton line. Literally. She picked cotton on her parents’ farm – among other things – while she was growing up in the deep south. She was born the daughter of a man part Southern Baptist preacher-part farmer in Rebecca, Turner [...]