Milk of Sisterly Kindness

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks - Week 19: Mother's Day Prompt: Sunday was Mother's Day in the US. This week, let's take a look at the mothers you're researching. (They do make up half of your family tree, after all!)  I guess you could call this a mother-daughter-daughter story. My husband's great-grandmother Tziporah "Sarah"/"Sela" Fox/Fuchs… Continue reading Milk of Sisterly Kindness

On This Day: Birth of John “Jack” McKeney Taylor, Jr.

Street Scene - Junction City, Kansas - 1874 Born September 10, 1854, in New Bedford, Massachusetts. Jack Taylor was my great great grandfather. Jack Taylor was born on this day in 1854 in New Bedford, Massachusetts. His parents, John McKeney Taylor, Sr. and Jane White Taylor, had married in their twenties and emigrated from Ireland… Continue reading On This Day: Birth of John “Jack” McKeney Taylor, Jr.