The Parks, Weston, and Cornelius families gathered together to learn the latest family news. Trey and Rebecca were expecting their first child. Rowena had accepted Alfred's marriage proposal.
The Oak Springs Historical and Genealogical Society held its Organizational Meeting on a Tuesday night in mid-December. The Annual Bevins Trust Christmas Dinner was held the following Friday. Family members living afar began to arrive 'back at the homeplace' for the Christmas holiday.
Jane McDonald had a long discussion her brother, Lewis Truesdale, about their families, businesses and land holdings. They looked ahead together and discussed each of their goals in related areas.
A new Michener novel was an event that shook the book world with its impeccable research, its incredibly creative narrative, and its linkages to generations of people you could visit and talk with.
This week we examined the families of Jacob Carver and Irene Cunningham a bit closer as they had the reception after their marriage on June 25, 1882. Wedding traditions changed over time it seemed.
The book review of Our Lady of Kaifeng.
William McDonald, and his parents, Jane and Daniel, navigated his school years together with his best friends and classmates. There were unknown times ahead, but good preparation laid good foundations
The Kings and the Campbells enjoyed a New Years Day together to open 1882 with all it's hope and promise for new activities and new beginnings. Both Keith and Vic looked forward to college days ahead.
This episode wraps up the 40 episodes series where the focus of attention has been Levi Weston and his family in "The Homeplace Saga" series of family saga, historical fiction stories.
Discussion of the development of intent, the motivation, at the heart of the story of the first novel of what became an eight-generation family saga. Includes an examination of the history of family.