On This Day: Birth of Jennie “Jen” Nell Taylor

Jennie and younger sister Violet Mae Taylor Born August 30, 1886, in Kansas City, Kansas  Jennie Taylor Harding was my great grandmother. Jennie Taylor Harding was one of nine children born to John McKeney Taylor, Sr., born in Massachusetts, and Meta Christina Asmussen Taylor who was born in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. Meta immigrated to Kansas with… Continue reading On This Day: Birth of Jennie “Jen” Nell Taylor

On This Day: Birth of Reginald Harding

Born August 29, 1886, in England Reginald Harding was my great grandfather. Reginald Harding and his siblings and parents emigrated from England to Kansas when Reginald was about three years old. The Harding family's arrival in Junction City, Kansas, made quite the big splash, even warranting a write-up in the social pages. A pencil sketch… Continue reading On This Day: Birth of Reginald Harding