Trying to identify where in Texas my husband’s grandfather was born requires tracking the movements of his parents and siblings, with an initial look at two census records.
My husband’s mother died from an illness that took her before Jeff and I married and started dating. Her treasured well-worn Bible allowed Betty to be a physical tangible part of our wedding ceremony.
Profiling my husband’s grandmother, Rebecca “Becky” Haley. Becky was born on 25 August 1916 in Arkansas and died on 27 April 1991 in California. She was the mother of three children.
Photo via PBS: http://www.pbs.org/kenburns/dustbowl/ Yesterday afternoon, I stumbled on PBS’s website, which is currently advertising the new Ken Burns documentary — The Dust Bowl — premiering November 18 & 19. My husband and I are both huge Ken Burns fan and have watched a number of his documentaries. So, I instantly added the premier dates […]