Tag Archives: Women
I loved my mother so much, although I often had a strange way of showing it. But she was my best friend, my companion. We had so much fun, particularly after I became an adult. She understood me, but she … Continue reading
My Aunt Janie died 15 years ago today. She was my aunt by marriage, but when I was a child growing up, I didn’t know that. I just knew her as Aunt Janie. She was married to one of my … Continue reading
These are images that I have of my ancestors. Without these, I would not know their features. I do not know their voices
My Mother’s Grandparents – Grandma Farted at the Dinner Table (Oops) – 52 Ancestors (Ancestors 14 and 15)
Between the ages of 9 and 14, my mother lived in Wilkinson, Indiana, with her grandparents, Obe and Minnie (KUHN) VAN DUYN. One day, she related this story to me.
Ida May (TREES) WILSON was the daughter of John and Elizabeth (LARIMORE) TREES. At the age of 18, she married my great-grand-uncle Joseph Eddy WILSON. She had three little children, then suffered “lung trouble,” and died at the age of … Continue reading