Tag Archives: FRARY

My Grandpa Carlton Nathanial WILLIAMS, Sr

Today (March 16, 2017) would have been my maternal grandpa’s 95th birthday. He was the best Grandpa!!! I was extremely fortunate to be able to spend some amazing one on one time with him for many years, especially when I … Continue reading

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Frugally Chipping Away at this Brick Wall

No matter what I do, it seems that I cannot get beyond the brick wall that is placed just beyond the father and son pair both named Sherman FRARY found in my maternal grandfather’s ancestry.  I am not sure if … Continue reading

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Amelia “Anna” HIGHTOWER SCOGGINS ~ Tombstone Tuesday

My fifth great-grandmother, Amelia “Anna” HIGHTOWER, was born June 10, 1765 in Orange County, North Carolina to Austin HIGHTOWER (1698-1784) and Martha CLACK (1744-1793).  Martha was Austin’s third wife and much younger than him. “Anna” married Jonah SCOGGINS (1763-1845) on … Continue reading

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Sherman and Alice FRARY 1900 ~ Census Sunday

My second great-grandfather, Sherman FRARY, was born August 29, 1852 in Illinois to Sherman FRARY (1824-1867) and Charlotte Marinda SCOGGINS (b. 1826).  He died February 21, 1915 in Fort Scott, Kansas. My second great-grandmother, Alice M, was born in October … Continue reading

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