James William Dockery Born in 1768, Died in 1855 (Cherokee,NC) He had six children all living around the county of Buncombe. James married a woman by the name of Nancy, he is the oldest Dockery mentioned in the "Dockerys of Dixie" book, and is the...
George Santayana spoke one of those sentences that resound across the world. "Those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it." I do not know if that includes our family trees, but...
Doctor Pat or Patty 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.
My great-grandma Bertha Kuehn immigrated to the U.S. with five kids in 1882. Until her death in 1923, great-grandma lived a challenging and colorful life on the Door County Peninsula of Wisconsin.
We have all been hurt by a family member at one time or another. It hurts more because you feel family should be your support no matter what.
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...
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?
Things to save in case of a fire. Photos and treasures that cannot be replaced.
Family, being the basic constituent of the community or society, helps its members to lead a meaningful and successful life.
Memories of my Dad and me. You live on in my heart.