FRANCIS ASBURY: METHODISTS AND MY FAMILY

I am taking part in Amy Johnson Crow’s 52 Ancestors Challenge this year.  This week’s theme is “Namesakes”. It is a very common practice to name children after relatives.  In my own family, the middle name of Arlen or Arleen has been passed down to successive generations.  I have the same name as my great-grandmotherContinue reading “FRANCIS ASBURY: METHODISTS AND MY FAMILY”

AMEY AND THE OUTLAWS

I am participating in Amy Johnson Crow’s 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks.  This is week 2 and the topic this week is Legends. Most families have some sort of story or legend about their ancestors, some really cool tale about famous people their family members knew, about a family fortune won and lost, about someContinue reading “AMEY AND THE OUTLAWS”