Clara Celebrates By the Numbers

I received this newspaper clipping in the mail recently. (Thanks, Martha and Nancy!) The clipping dates back to 1952 and most likely appeared in The Charlotte Gazette published in Drake’s Branch, VA. My GG grandmother Clara Holt Haley observed her 85th birthday in 1952. (Clara was living outside Charlotte Courthouse, Charlotte County, Va.)

I’ve [...]

They Arrived By Christmas Card

Like most of you I received a flurry of Christmas cards during this Christmas season. These days most come with photographs of growing children and/or Christmas letters. It’s always fun to see how much our friends’ children change each year.

This year there was a first for me.

I received photographs of some Haley ancestors [...]

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