Tag Archives: West Virginia

Births That Caused a Truce

I have not been able to document this family story that has been passed down for 3 or 4 generations now. The documentation will depend on Civil War skirmishes or encampments in this particular area within a particular time frame … Continue reading

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My Grandparents and Their Families

Union soldiers. Confederate soldiers. Florida Indian War Volunteers. Italian immigrants. Coal miners. Minister of the Gospel. Sharecropper. Tailors. Fruit vendor. Native Floridians. Sight unseen land purchasers. Vaudeville magicians. Farmers. Landowners. Renters. Widows. Township Trustee. Risk-takers. Twins. Houseboat dwellers. A Catholic … Continue reading

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