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WelcomeIn all of us, there is a hunger to know our heritage, to know who and where we come from. Investigating our ancestors takes us back in time and with each piece of evidence; a photograph, a letter, a family legend handed down, a newspaper article, or simply an entry on a census record, they all come together to tell us the stories waiting to be told. Forgetting one’s ancestors is to be like a tree with no roots because in every conceivable manner, our ancestors are a link to our past, and a bridge to our future. So come with me on this journey and by looking at the people that belong to us, we will make discoveries about ourselves.
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That’s my Great Uncle Son, Captain Sam H. Ball, Jr. receiving from Gen. Sir Bernard L. Montgomery himself the Distinguished Service Order of Great Britain in a field in Normandy. Uncle Son was among the first of those who washed … Continue reading
This is the telegram that maternal grandfather, Bill Parks sent to his father, J.T. Parks after he and my grandmother Mary Ball eloped. One of the few stories that my grandmother Mary told me about was her elopement. I asked her one day how … Continue reading