Story Index of 52 Stories

My name is Jeanne Bryan Insalaco, owner and writer of 52 Week 52 Ancestor Stories. I Thank You Amy Johnson Crow for your 2014 motivation challenge – I’m back writing! I look forward to sharing them weekly with you so pull up a chair and sit a spell…

If you’d like to read more on Amy’s challenge on Ancestor Stories…..

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Amy Johnson Crow, author of the blog “No Story Too Small”

 issued the following challenge:

“Have one blog post each week devoted to a specific ancestor. It could be a story, a biography, a photograph, an outline of a research problem — anything that focuses on one ancestor. Not only should this get me blogging more, but also to take a deeper look at many more ancestors in my family tree.”

I accepted the challenge and completed it!

 Here are my 2014 – 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks.

2014

1:  Ola Askew McKinley
https://jinsalacoblog.wordpress.com/2014/01/13/week-1-january-4-2014/

2:  Berrian Clark Bryan
https://jinsalacoblog.wordpress.com/2014/01/13/week-2-jan-11-2014/

3:  Joseph Thomas Sharp
https://jinsalacoblog.wordpress.com/2014/01/14/week-3-jan-18-2014/

4:  Ila Stargel Sewell Jones
https://jinsalacoblog.wordpress.com/2014/01/21/i-met-ila-on-a-georgia-backroad/

5:  Heirloom Recipes
https://jinsalacoblog.wordpress.com/2014/01/28/heirloom-recipes/

6:  Searching for Family
https://jinsalacoblog.wordpress.com/2014/02/05/searching-for-family-week-6-feb-8-2014/

7:  The Shoe Hits The Wall
https://jinsalacoblog.wordpress.com/2014/02/15/the-shoe-hits-the-wall-week-7-feb-15-2014/

8:  Edgar Thomas McKinley
https://jinsalacoblog.wordpress.com/2014/02/22/116/

9:  Harold “Clayton” Bryan
https://jinsalacoblog.wordpress.com/2014/03/03/week-9-52-ancestors-52-week-blog-harold-clayton-bryan/

10: Paul Pinkney Bryan 
https://jinsalacoblog.wordpress.com/2014/03/09/week-10-52-ancestors-52-week-blog-paul-pinkney-bryan/

11: I want Pancakes ‘Aunt Tis – Christine Askew Amos
https://jinsalacoblog.wordpress.com/2014/03/16/52-ancestors-52-week-blog-i-want-pancakes-aunt-tis-christine-askew-amos/

12: Lena McKinley Van Dusen
https://jinsalacoblog.wordpress.com/2014/03/24/52-ancestors-52-week-blog-lena-mckinley-van-dusen/

13: Edgar “Leroy” McKinley
https://jinsalacoblog.wordpress.com/2014/04/18/163/

14: Siloam Hauntings on the McKinley Farm
https://jinsalacoblog.wordpress.com/2014/04/18/52-ancestor-52-week-blog-siloam-hauntings-on-the-mckinley-farm/

15: William Clark Bryan
https://jinsalacoblog.wordpress.com/2014/04/29/52-ancestor-52-week-blog-william-clark-bryan/

16: William Madison Bryan
https://jinsalacoblog.wordpress.com/2014/04/29/52-ancestor-52-week-blog/

17: Bryan Family Reunions
https://jinsalacoblog.wordpress.com/2014/04/29/52-ancestor-52-week-blog-bryan-family-reunions/

18: Cotton Growing on the McKinley Farm
https://jinsalacoblog.wordpress.com/2014/04/29/52-ancestor-52-week-blog-cotton-growing-on-the-mckinley-farm/

19: McKinley and Bryan – Southern Family sayings…
https://jinsalacoblog.wordpress.com/2014/04/29/52-ancestor-52-week-blog-growing-up-southern-mckinley-and-bryan-southern-family-sayings/

20: Dear Bryan and McKinley Ancestors…
https://jinsalacoblog.wordpress.com/2014/05/12/52-ancestor-52-week-blog-dear-bryan-and-mckinley-ancestors/

21: Sander’s Mill and Bowden Pond
https://jinsalacoblog.wordpress.com/2014/05/13/52-ancestor-52-week-blog-sanders-mill-bowden-pond/

22: Those Ahh Moments
https://jinsalacoblog.wordpress.com/2014/06/03/52-ancestor-52-week-blog-those-ahh-moments/

23: Greene County Georgia Baseball with Leroy McKinley
https://jinsalacoblog.wordpress.com/2014/06/07/52-ancestor-52-week-blog-green-county-georgia-baseball-with-leroy-mckinley/

24: Will the Real John Bryan step forward
https://jinsalacoblog.wordpress.com/2014/06/25/52-week-ancestor-52-week-blog-will-the-real-john-bryan-step-forward/

25: Edgar “Lawson” McKinley
https://jinsalacoblog.wordpress.com/2014/07/08/52-week-52-ancester-challenge/

26: Evelyn Irene Little Bryan
https://jinsalacoblog.wordpress.com/2014/07/08/52-week-ancestor-52-week-blog-evelyn-irene-little-bryan/

27: Tornado’s in Greene Co., Georgia
https://jinsalacoblog.wordpress.com/2014/07/10/week-27-july-5-2014-tornados-touching-down-in-greene-co-georgia/

28: B. C. Bryan – Dahlonega’s Blue Ridge Rangers
https://jinsalacoblog.wordpress.com/2014/07/13/52-ancestor-52-week-blog-b-c-bryan-dahlonegas-blue-ridge-rangers/

29: James and Elizabeth (Cain) Bryan
https://jinsalacoblog.wordpress.com/2014/07/20/week-29-52-ancestor-52-week-blog-james-and-elizabeth-cain-bryan/

30: A Family Search, an old Church and Ghosts… https://jinsalacoblog.wordpress.com/2014/07/29/52-ancestor-52-week-blog-a-family-search-an-old-church-and-ghosts/

31:  The Tale of the Two Nancy Bryan’s… https://jinsalacoblog.wordpress.com/2014/08/02/week-31-august-2-2014-52-ancestor-52-week-blog-the-tale-of-the-two-nancy-bryans/

32: “There’s Gold in Them Thar Hills” Tillman D. Gooch https://jinsalacoblog.wordpress.com/2014/08/09/week-32-august-9-2014-52-ancestor-52-week-blog-theres-gold-in-them-thar-hills-tillman-d-gooch/

33: Louise “Alma” Wilson Little-Gossett https://jinsalacoblog.wordpress.com/2014/08/16/week-33-august-16-2014-52-ancestor-52-week-blog-louise-alma-wilson-little-gossett/

34: Narcissa C. Meadows Sharp  https://jinsalacoblog.wordpress.com/2014/08/23/week-34-august-23-2014-52-ancestor-52-week-blog-narcissa-c-meadows-sharp/

35: Reflections of “Mr. Paul” – Paul Pinkney Bryan https://jinsalacoblog.wordpress.com/2014/08/30/week-35-august-30-2014-52-ancestor-52-week-reflections-of-mr-paul-paul-pinkney-bryan/

36: Dear Photograph – Thanks for the Memories…  https://jinsalacoblog.wordpress.com/2014/09/08/week-36-september-4-2014-52-ancestor-52-week-blog-dear-photograph-thanks-for-the-memories/

37: Anchors Aweigh… U.S.N. Harold “Clayton” Bryan  https://jinsalacoblog.wordpress.com/2014/09/16/week-36-september-13-2014-52-ancestor-52-week-blog-anchors-aweigh-u-s-n-harold-clayton-bryan/

38: May I Have your Autograph Willie Mae, Catherine, Grace, Kendrick?  https://jinsalacoblog.wordpress.com/2014/09/21/week-38-september-20-2014-52-ancestor-52-week-blog-may-i-have-your-autograph-willie-mae-catherine-grace-kendrick/

39: Two Sisters Married Two Brothers… https://jinsalacoblog.wordpress.com/2014/09/25/week-39-september-27-2014-52-ancestor-52-week-blog-two-sisters-married-two-brothers-nancy-bryan-and-george-winston-bruce-did-they-bury-gold-parthena-bryan-and-aquilla-bruce-did-she/

40: My Mother – Helen Rebecca McKinley Bryan…  https://jinsalacoblog.wordpress.com/2014/10/09/week-40-october-6-2014-52-ancestor-52-week-blog-my-mother-helen-rebecca-mckinley-bryan/

41: Rosa L. Sharp (Sharpe) McKinley (1869-1902) https://jinsalacoblog.wordpress.com/2014/10/10/week-41-october-13-2014-52-ancestor-52-week-blog-rosa-l-sharp-sharpe-mckinley-1869-1902/

42: William Pinkney Turner and Laura A. Gooch https://jinsalacoblog.wordpress.com/2014/10/21/week-42-october-11-2014-52-ancestor-52-week-blog-william-pinkney-turner-and-laura-a-gooch/

43: Granddaddy was a Pack Rat…Maybe not… https://jinsalacoblog.wordpress.com/2014/10/29/week-43-october-25-2014-52-ancestor-52-week-blog-granddaddy-was-a-pack-rat-maybe-not/

44: North Carolina McKinleys head into Georgia… https://jinsalacoblog.wordpress.com/2014/11/06/week-44-november-1-2014-52-ancestor-52-week-blog-north-carolina-mckinleys-settling-into-georgia/

45: Just When I thought I knew it all… https://jinsalacoblog.wordpress.com/2014/11/12/week-45-november-8-2014-52-ancestor-52-week-blog-just-when-i-thought-i-knew-it-all/

46: I Pack my Suitcase with…                   https://jinsalacoblog.wordpress.com/2014/11/19/week-46-november-15-2014-52-ancestor-52-week-blog-i-pack-my-suitcase-with/

47: James Bryan – War of 1812…               https://jinsalacoblog.wordpress.com/2014/11/29/week-47-november-22-2014-52-ancestor-52-week-blog-james-bryan-war-of-1812/

48: Rebecca Ann Mapp…                       https://jinsalacoblog.wordpress.com/2014/12/04/week-48-november-29-2014-52-ancestor-52-week-blog-rebecca-ann-mapp-1899-1906/

49: The Hilsman Family…                            https://jinsalacoblog.wordpress.com/2014/12/10/week-49-december-06-2014-52-ancestor-52-week-blog-the-hilsman-family/

50: Rolling on into my Meadows… https://jinsalacoblog.wordpress.com/2014/12/17/week-50-december-13-2014-52-ancestor-52-week-blog-rolling-on-into-my-meadows/

51: Mary, Mary Quite Contrary…. https://jinsalacoblog.wordpress.com/2014/12/23/week-51-december-20-2014-52-ancestor-52-week-blog-mary-mary-quite-contrary-i-found-your-parents/

52: Week 52 and I Made it!               https://jinsalacoblog.wordpress.com/2014/12/30/week-52-december-27-2014-52-ancestor-52-week-blog-its-week-52-reflections-on-my-year-2014-stories/

 2014: My Year in Review          https://jinsalacoblog.wordpress.com/2015/01/22/2014-my-year-in-review/

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8 Responses to Story Index of 52 Stories

  1. Nancy Morrell Bunch says:

    Carrie Hudson was my grandmother she married – Emory Morrell . My father was Clarence Allen Morrell – Carrie’s son .. I love history and family ! Nice to meet u cousin !!

  2. Fantastic idea. I think it is great to share stories such as these.

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  5. Donna Hulsey Merritt says:

    I enjoy reading your stories. I can remember going see Mr. Paul and Miss Evelyn. I liked to sit on the porch when we went to visut. We would play outside until time to go. Loved eating lunch with them. My mom was Mr. Paul’s son,Floyd, sister in law. Uncle Floyd was a lot like Mr. Paul. Quiet. Keep writing Jeanne. I love your stories. Donna

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