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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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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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Nathaniel WILLIAMS ~ Tombstone Tuesday

My second great-grandfather, Nathaniel WILLIAMS, was born in September of 1862 in Scott City, Bourbon County, Kansas, to Jacob WILLIAMS (born about 1830) and Sarah E. (March 8, 1845 – July 4, 1929). Nathaniel married Lillie Mae “Mamie” STANLEY in … Continue reading

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Arthur Jacob WILLIAMS, Sr. ~ Census Sunday

My great-grandfather on my mother’s father’s side of the family, Arthur Jacob WILLIAMS Sr., was born in October 13, 1889, in Kansas to Nathaniel WILLIAMS (1862-1908) and Lillie Mae “Mamie” STANLEY WILLIAMS (1868-1935). Arthur died December 16, 1965, in Kansas City, … Continue reading

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Benjamin Franklin Wurtz ~ Wordless Wednesday

OK… So, this is more like Minimal Words Wednesday. I couldn’t help myself. Benjamin (or Benjamen) Franklin WURTZ (1880-1975) was my second-great-grandfather on my maternal grandfather’s side. He was the father of Ethel Helen WURTZ (1906-2000) who raised and became … 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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Jacob WILLIAMS ~ Census Sunday

My third great-grandfather on my mom’s father’s side, Jacob WILLIAMS, was born in about 1830 in Kentucky. He died sometime between 1895 and 1910. I have found census records for him and his family from the 1850 Federal Census through … Continue reading

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Remembering Darci ~ My Aunt and Victim of The Prospect Killer

Darci Irene Williams June 4, 1979 ~ September 4, 2004 Darci was adopted by my grandpa and grandma when she was just a baby. She was well loved by us all. I remember babysitting my Aunt Darci A LOT during … Continue reading

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Moses Franklin PORTER’s Obituary and Portrait

“Moses Porter was born in Kentucky, Jan 20. 1826, died at … Oxford, Kan., Dec. 20. 1897, aged 71 years 11 months and 333 days. He with his parents moved to Illinois when he was 1 year old, where he … 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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