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My Mom Carol Elizabeth WILLIAMS SCHROEDER LAKEY

Today is the 30th Anniversary of my mom’s death. March is always really difficult for me. March at a Glance March  4, 1947  ~ My mom’s birthday (Carol Elizabeth WILLIAMS) March 16, 1922 ~ My grandpa’s birthday (Carlton Nathanial WILLIAMS) … Continue reading

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Joshua and Patience BROWN HADLEY ~ Tombstone Tuesday

My sixth-great-grandfather on my adopted father’s side (step-dad initially) of the family, Joshua HADLEY, was born March 6, 1703, in Kilcleagh, Westmeath, Ireland, to Simon HADLEY (1675 – 1756) and Ruth Miller KERAN (February 1677 – December 18, 1750). Joshua … Continue reading

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John and Keziah LAKEY ~ Census Sunday

My second great-grandfather on my adoptive father’s side, John Burcham LAKEY, was born June 11, 1827, in Green, Grant County, Indiana to Simon LAKEY (1778-1853) and Mary Burcham (1789-1864). He died February 12, 1863, in Cassville, Barry County, Missouri. My … Continue reading

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One Pie for Grandma and One Pie for Everyone Else ~ Plus Gooseberry Pie Recipe

My mom, Carol Elizabeth WILLIAMS LAKEY, always had to make two Gooseberry Pies every year for my Grandma’s birthday. One completely for her and one for everyone else to share. Grandma, Ruby Irene WILLIAMS PORTER, would share pretty much everything … Continue reading

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Samuel and Mary DANNER ~ Census Sunday

My third great-grandfather on my adoptive father’s side, Samuel DANNER, was born about 1840 in Surry, Yadkin County, North Carolina to Adam DANNER (1793-1860) and Susannah G. Liggon (1803-1860).  He died sometime before 1910. My third great-grandmother on my adoptive … Continue reading

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Simon William LAKEY ~ Tombstone Tuesday

Several records I have found show my great-grandfather on my adoptive father’s side’s name as William Simon LAKEY, but his tombstone and a few others say Simon W (William) LAKEY.  Either way, it appears he most likely went by “Simon” … Continue reading

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John Burcham LAKEY ~ Wordless Wednesday

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March 24th ~ On This Day in Our Family History…

Ruby Irene PORTER {24 Mar 1928 – 13 May 2010}     ~     My maternal Grandma, whom I miss DEARLY, was born on this day in the year of 1928. Carol Elizabeth WILLIAMS LAKEY {4 Mar 1947 – 20 Mar 1987}     ~     … Continue reading

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Free Genealogy Resource PDF ~ King Robert I & The LAKEY Family

Check this offer out QUICKLY! (The graphic to the left is just a part of the ad for the offer. ) I just got my free copy of “the complete latest edition of King Robert I” from the Family Forest … Continue reading

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