The strong presence and influence of grandparents in a child's life is gift, and enriches all of their lives. Here are my experiences with my grandparents and being a grandparent myself.
Long Crendon near Thame is the home of the Needle Makers. This huge cottage industry literally took over a whole village, and was run by the Shrimptons, just one link of my family tree!
The best place to begin your family tree (family history or genealogy) is with yourself. You will need to write down your birth date and place, marriage date and place (if married), and proceed from there. It is always...
Why do we have names? Could we do without them and if we did what would we call ourselves. If we have to have names, what on earth to we call our children and why?
A first-person account of one late August night in 1962. A bio-sketch of the author's father and a detailed description of the family's old farmhouse in Tawas, Michigan.
Doctor Pat or Patti has been one of my closest siblings. In this article, I follow my sister's life and highlight the best qualities of mom and dad which Pat has shown in her life.
This is a direct family tree genealogy from William Bobbitt born 1645 in Glamorganshire England down to Donald Wilson Bobbitt born 1946 in Lynchburg Virginia. It also includes the known names of each generations...
My father told us some fascinating stories of growing up in southern Indiana, right on the Ohio River. He was a funny practical joker and here are some of his stories: A lasting memorial and tribute.
This is the story of my grandparent's life, love, loss and faith, and how it impacted me on many levels.