I knew right away this entry would be about Henry M. Bass. I don’t actually know if he was a thief but he is indeed a scoundrel. Henry M. Bass was born 24 June 1886 in Warsaw, Duplin County, North Carolina. The son of John William Rufus Bass and Emma Faison Best Bass. The only…Read more »
This is a wonderful prompt. It is meant to honor those who served. I did not want to single any one person out. So I am just going to thank you to all those members who chose to serve from the founding of our Country to present day.
I am still playing catch-up and I am determined to finish all 52 weeks of this project. Though I am thinking for next year I want to do some ancestor profiles here on the blog. I have found this to be a rewarding experience. This prompt was very hard for me. Poor Man. Most of…Read more »
This was an interesting topic. Wealth comes in many forms. Land, money, knowledge. I will be honest the men in the family do not always speak to my soul. The women though I tend to have a strong affinity to several of them. One of the lines I am often drawn to is my Larkin…Read more »
I am not a fan of Halloween. Never really have been. The only thing I do for the Holiday is to carve pumpkins with the family. It is something we have always done with my Dad. My oldest never really cared to trick or treat. Jimmy never did and Sami has a blast doing it…Read more »
Transportation is an interesting topic when we think of our Ancestors. I am often amazed how far they traveled and the modes of transportation they used. I have ancestors who by horse and buggy, train and ship. Today, I am moving to my dad’s side of the family. Our earliest Italian ancestor in New York…Read more »
When I think of Adventure, I think of my Grandpa’s sister Olive. Olive Witherwax was born 19 February 1895 in Peru, Clinton County, New York. She was older than my Grandpa by 15 years. Sadly I don’t think my Grandpa new his sister Olive very well as she died when he was 10 years old.…Read more »