My Favorite Photo

On left, Norma Ethel Lewis Laney and her daughter-in-law Ann Williamson Laney, holding her son--my father. 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks - Week 4: Favorite Photo PROMPT: Tell the story of a favorite photo -- who is in it, when and where was it taken, and why was it taken. Remember, it doesn't have to… Continue reading My Favorite Photo

Memorial Day 2020

While members of my immediate family have served in the military, only distant members of my family--none of whom I ever met--have died in service to their country. For that, I am extremely fortunate. Knowing that, I endeavor every Memorial Day to highlight an individual in my family tree who did make this ultimate sacrifice.… Continue reading Memorial Day 2020

On This Day: Birth of Clifford Lee Harding and Aubrey Nichole Laney

Clifford Harding was born October 17, 1942, in Iola, Kansas, and resides in Lawrence, Kansas. Aubrey Laney was born October 17, 1991, in Plano, Texas, and resides in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Clifford is my uncle. Aubrey is my niece. Siblings Clifford and Sandra Laney in Iola, Kansas - September 1943 My Uncle Clifford and my mother,… Continue reading On This Day: Birth of Clifford Lee Harding and Aubrey Nichole Laney