I have the most exciting news for everyone, but especially descendants of Captain John Hancock Linton and William Moran! A gentleman will be coming to the cemetery to use ground penetrating radar to give us an idea of how many people are actually buried in this small family […]
Just wanted to tell you a bit about our March/April journey to Kentucky – 25 days of genealogy heaven! A little bit of history. About ten or fifteen years ago Ritchey and I started visiting cemeteries and taking photos in cemeteries to use for the blog. This led […]
Photographs from six years ago when Ritchey and I visited St. Ivo’s Cemetery in Marion County. It is a lovely, peaceful place, surrounded by farm land. Building of the church began in the 1860’s but wasn’t dedicated until 1884. The church was used through the 1920’s, but since […]
Lewisport is a small town located on the Ohio River in Hancock County. The city cemetery is in the heart of town at the corner of Melanie Drive and Fourth Street. It is not a large cemetery, but for the area is quite sufficient. In addition there are […]
A simple post today. Dickson Hanks was truly loved by this family and friends.
Grove Hill Cemetery is located in the city of Shelbyville in Shelby County, Kentucky. It is a beautifully kept cemetery with a mixture of old and new stones. We enjoyed our visit June 6, 2017 – I can’t believe it’s been five years! Ritchey found a geocache in […]
Ritchey and I visited this cemetery August 8, 2015.
All of us grieve for Kentucky. Tornadoes ripped through the state early Saturday morning. Western Kentucky was hit by a tornado that started in Arkansas and was on the ground for over 200 miles. Mayfield, in Graves County, suffered much damage. The top of the courthouse is gone. […]
Harrison Thomson, September 20, 1811 – January 14, 1872 Joice Quisenberry Thomson, December 4, 1810 – November 23, 1896 The Morning Herald, Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky Wednesday, November 25, 1896 Mrs. Joicy Thomson Dies Here Yesterday at the Home of H. T. Groom. Funeral Today. Died, on November […]