Sometimes family history just falls into your lap.
Elma Talbott – ~1923
I have been working little by little to scan all my great grandmother Esther Richardson Talbott’s letters and correspondence. I’m making good progress with this project.
As I was preparing to scan a June 1923 letter from Bossy Talbott to his [...]
Here are the answers to the last post My Ancestors Did That?!
How many did you get right?
One was good with numbers. – Silas Baker Carr
One couldn’t hold a job. – Silas Baker Carr
One was a horse trader. – James Abe White
One never left the farm. – Bossy Talbott
My southern Virginian ancestors were predominantly farmers. (My grandfather Crafton Talbott was the first generation to leave the family farm.) I found this picture of men harvesting hay among a forgotten stack of unknown photographs this week. It is mounted on an piece of 8″ x 10″ thick brown paper stock. The back is [...]