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 children.
Quotes about aunts from literature, both old and modern.
Attending a family reunion of descendants of my nineteenth century Irish ancestors migrated to Canada. Mingling with fourth cousins I learned a lot about my Irish roots.
Between 1845 and 1852 there was a famine which spread throughout the farmlands of Ireland. An outbreak known as "blight" or Phytophthora infestans attacked the soil and left most of the potato crops uneatable. Ironically the government was still...
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.
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.
About a jillion times growing up I wished I could learn about my ancestors. Later I found most of the information I sought. Then thanks to DNA testing, I found out more than I wanted to know.
Two stories from the Austro-Hungarian Empire passed down through oral tradition are featured. The Waternick, an anonymous Slavic tale, appears as an audio-video.
Old author remembers country sayings of a bygone era.
While it may not be clear whether the Jones surname came from the male Latin version of John, that is, Johannes or the female version Johanna, it remains indisputable that the Jones family crest has stood the test of time as one of the most notable family crests.