Category Archives: 52 Ancestor Stories

A Thank You To My Readers

 “Thank You” Throughout the year I have read many wonderful, funny and heartfelt comments you’ve left on my blog. I began this blog on January 13th and can’t believe that I’ve been blogging for over one year and celebrating my … Continue reading

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2014: My Year in Review

2014: My Year in Review Thank You “Word Press” for putting this together for me!!! My first year Blogging…. 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/ 21: Sander’s Mill and Bowden Pond https://jinsalacoblog.wordpress.com/2014/05/13/52-ancestor-52-week-blog-sanders-mill-bowden-pond/ 30: A Family Search, an … Continue reading

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2014 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. This is quite exciting to see – gives me something to compare to Year 2015! Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog … Continue reading

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Week 52: 52 Ancestor 52 Week Blog: It’s WEEK 52 – Reflections on My Year 2014 Stories…

Week 52: December 27, 2014 It’s WEEK 52! Reflections on My Year 2014 Stories… Just like the show “Survivor” –  this final week had me “reflecting” and “reviewing” my past 51 weekly stories. Links to them can be found under … Continue reading

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Week 51: 52 Ancestor 52 Week Blog: Mary, Mary Quite Contrary, I found your parents!

Week 51: December 20, 2014 Mary, Mary Quite Contrary – I found your parents! In Week 49 I wrote on my Hilsman line in Virginia and discovered that Mary Rogers was the wife of my James Hilsman – something about … Continue reading

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Week 50: 52 Ancestor 52 Week Blog: Rolling on into my Meadows…

Week 50: December 13, 2014 Rolling on into my Meadows… Week 50 – Wow where did the weeks go? I don’t know if I really believed I would go this far, but I’m still here with only two weeks left … Continue reading

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Week 49: 52 Ancestor 52 Week Blog: The Hilsman Family

Week 49: December 06, 2014 The Hilsman Family… Last week I wrote on my Mapp line – this week continues with Rebecca Ann Mapp’s husband’s line  – The Ancestors of Jasper L. B. Hilsman. John A. Hilsman John A. Hilsman … Continue reading

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Week 48: 52 Ancestor 52 Week Blog: Rebecca Ann Mapp (1899-1906)

Week 48: November 29, 2014 Rebecca Ann Mapp (1889 – 1906) Rebecca Ann Mapp was born on April 15, 1889 in Georgia to parents Robert Howson Mapp, (born South Carolina 1772-1855) and Martha Barnes (1785-1850). Rebecca was the youngest of … Continue reading

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Week 47: 52 Ancestor 52 Week Blog: James Bryan – War of 1812

Week 47: November 22, 2014  James Bryan – War of 1812 James Bryan, my fourth great grandfather was born in 1791 on Indian Lands, although the obit I recently discovered listed Sumter County, but it was not in existence at … Continue reading

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Week 46: 52 Ancestor 52 Week Blog: I Pack my Suitcase with…

Week 46: November 15, 2014  I Pack my Suitcase with… I’ll never forget the time my son and I landed at JFK with over 6 pieces of luggage – and just the two of us! He never grumbled as we … Continue reading

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