Author Archives: Jeanne Bryan Insalaco

About Jeanne Bryan Insalaco

My blog is at: https://everyonehasafamilystorytotell.wordpress.com/

Week 36: 52 Ancestor 52 Week Blog: Dear Photograph – Thanks for the Memories…

Week 36: September 4, 2014 Dear Photograph – Thanks for the Memories… From the writing of the past 35 stories in my Ancestor Blog I’ve taken longer looks at some of the photographs in a different light – and I’ve enjoyed that second … Continue reading

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Week 35: 52 Ancestor 52 Week: Reflections of Mr. Paul (Paul Pinkney Bryan)

Week 35: August 30, 2014  “Reflections of “Mr. Paul” Paul Pinkney Bryan This week I’m sharing remembrances written to me by my first cousin, Robert Bryan, on our grandfather Mr. Paul Bryan. Robert graciously wrote these over the years as I begged … Continue reading

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Week 34: 52 Ancestor 52 Week Blog: Narcissa C. Meadows Sharp

Week 34: August 23, 2014 Narcissa C. Meadows Sharp Another one of my many “brick walls” is – Who was Rosie (Sharp 1869-1902) McKinley’s mother? My mother knew who Rosie’s father was, (Joseph T. Sharp) as she told me stories … Continue reading

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Week 33: 52 Ancestor 52 Week Blog: Louise Alma Wilson Little-Gossett

Week 33: August 16, 2014 Louise “Alma” Wilson Little-Gossett Louise “Alma” Wilson was my great grandmother – mother of Evelyn Little Bryan – my grandmother. Unfortunately Alma is one of my brick walls. I know very little information on her, … Continue reading

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Week 32: 52 Ancestor 52 Week Blog: There’s Gold in Them Thar Hills – Tillman D. Gooch

Week 32: August 9, 2014  “There’s Gold in Them Thar Hills” Tillman D. Gooch “There’s Gold in Them Thar Hills” – (Mark Twain’s version of what Mr. Stephenson, Dahlonega Mint assayer, said from the second floor porch of the Dahlonega Courthouse. Gold … Continue reading

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Week 31: 52 Ancestor 52 Week Blog: The Tale of the Two Nancy Bryan’s….

Week 31: August 2, 2014 The Tale of the Two Nancy Bryan’s… Who is the real Nancy Bryan married to my John Bryan (RS) from Franklin County, Georgia? A question every Bryan researcher has asked about our John Bryan (RS). … Continue reading

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Week 30: 52 Ancestor 52 Week Blog: A Family Search, an Old Church and Ghost

Week 30: July 26, 2014 A Family Search, an Old Church and Ghosts From the moment I began my research of “where did my ancestors come from” – I have always wanted to walk in their footsteps. I know that … Continue reading

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Week 29: 52 Ancestor 52 Week Blog: James and Elizabeth (Cain) Bryan

Week 29 – July 19, 2014                            James and Elizabeth (Cain) Bryan James, son of John and Nancy (maiden name unknown at this time) Bryan, was born December … Continue reading

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Week 28: 52 Ancestor 52 Week Blog: B. C. Bryan – Dahlonega’s Blue Ridge Range

Week 28: July 12, 2014  Dahlonega Blue Ridge Rangers My third great grandfather, Berrian Clark Bryan (No. 15), fought in the Civil War with the 1st Regiment of Dahlonega’s “Blue Ridge Rangers”. They were mostly small farmers, but the roll also … Continue reading

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Week 27: 52 Week 52 Ancestor Blog: Tornado’s in Greene Co., Georgia

Week 27: July 5, 2014  Tornado’s in Greene Co., Georgia I’ve heard many of  my mother’s remembrances of the few tornado’s she lived through on the McKinley family farm in Siloam, Georgia. I often call my mother nightly and document … Continue reading

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