Mac and I have started writing our bucket lists. Mac’s is a short list of people and places in eastern TN and ME. Mine is several pages long just for the first year (2019) on the FL-IN-ME triangle tour. So, I divided my list into two categories: My Bucket List, and my
WHAT WE SAW: Family stories had my father growing up in Alton. I went there to find his boyhood home and get a photo. But the genealogical library in Alton was closed for repairs to the building. A temporary dead end. I plan to be back in the area in 3 or
Today it is a quiet empty field between the railroad and Library. But from 1844 to 1912 it was a busy place, The 1910 U.S. Census of the county lists 594 people working at the glass factory: from bricklayers and glassblowers to teamsters and secretaries ‘at the glass works’. The CICERO CEMETERY
This grandfather is my father’s step father, his mother’s second husband. I never met him. The only grandfather I knew, and loved, was her third husband. The grave is farther from the highway in the easternmost part of the westernmost section of the Hasley Cemetery on Arkansas Road in West Monroe, Louisiana.