Wandering Roots

Ramblings about Genealogy, Faith, and Family

Archive for September, 2011

Friday Family History on Sept 30/William and Anna Hogston Lewis married 172 yrs ago today

Thursday, September 29th, 2011

Anna Hogston is my Husband’s 3 great grand-aunt. Anna Hogston, married William Lewis on 30 Sept 1839 in Washington City, Smyth Co., Va. Anna is the daughter of John and Prudence Hogston of Smyth Co. Va. Her brother John and Susan Taylor Hogston are  Jim’s 3 great-grandparents. Each time I do this historical day, I […]

Wisdom Wednesday (Stretching it a bit)

Wednesday, September 28th, 2011

I am going to stretch the Wisdom Wednesday prompt a bit today. Both of my grandmothers, Arleen Louise Beach Terrill and A. Ruth Ogilvie McCartney where teachers. They both imparted wisdom, some of which I will share on a later date. Attending school was part of the wisdom gathering process. What I am sharing today […]

Chili’s for a cure

Monday, September 26th, 2011

There have been some trials in our lives in that last year. Two of my nephew are suffering from the ravages of cancer. One nephew has completed his chemo treatments for now, the markers where good at his last appointment. Praise the Lord. As he gets stronger we still have yet another nephew that has […]

Saturday Night Genealogy Fun

Sunday, September 25th, 2011

SNGF from Randy Seaver at Genea-Musings Hey there, genea-philes – it’s Saturday Night — time for more Genealogy Fun!! I’m always on the lookout for websites that can find living people.  I read about Spokeo this week and thought that I would try it out. Your mission, should you decide to accept it, is to: […]

Treasure Chest Thursday/ From Negatives to Flesh

Friday, September 23rd, 2011

I am a bit back ward this week, and I apologize for this! After I posted what I had worked on for part of the week and had it ready to post for Friday, I remembered that I had not posted Thursday’s offering. This weeks treasure came in the forms of pictures, some that I have […]