Elizabeth Ann Williamson Laney was born 15 July 1915, in Pittsburg, Kansas; she died 9 June 2005 in Joplin, Missouri. If you are a member of Ancestry.com, perhaps you have seen one the of the site's newest features, allowing one to "colorize" old photos. I was skeptical about whether literally one click of my mouse… Continue reading On This Day: Birth of Elizabeth Ann Williamson Laney
52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks - Week 20: Cousin Bait PROMPT: "Cousin bait" is a term used to describe the ways we try to attract the attention of others researching our families. It could be things like blogging, having a public online tree, or leaving comments on a FindAGrave memorial. Have you successfully set cousin… Continue reading Gone Fishin’!
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