Category Archives: Family History

This Road I’m On Is A Broken Road

This Road I’m On Is A Broken Road Please overlook the multitude of typos that are bound to be in this post. Over the last week or so, I have mentioned wanting to know WHO I am.  I know that … Continue reading

Posted in 2018, AncestryDNA, December, DNA, Family History, Genealogy, Genetic Testing, Grief, Mental Health, Prayer Requests | 25 Comments

I Hear You

I hear you calling, The mud and the clay Fresh on your hands As you take hold of mine, Showing me the past, Leading me to my destiny. ©21 May 2018 Suzanne Gunter McClendon 4th Great-granddaughter of Allen Gunter, Potter, … Continue reading

Posted in 2018, Family History, Poetry, Pottery | 22 Comments

E is for Elephant #AtoZChallenge

E is for elephant.  I have always had a fondness for elephants, but thanks to family history research, elephants have an even more special place in my heart. Oliphant means elephant. It is an obsolete form of the word, circa … Continue reading

Posted in 2017, A to Z April Challenge, Animals, Family History, Family Photographs, Genealogy | Tagged | 14 Comments

Ancestor Ornaments

  A while back, I may have mentioned here that I was working on ancestor ornaments for our Christmas tree.  I finally got around to writing the tutorial.  You can find it here and here. Please let me know what … Continue reading

Posted in Ancestor Ornaments, Christmas, Family History, Family Photographs | 4 Comments

Who Do You Think You Are?

What do you do when you find out that you are not fully who you thought you were? What would you do, think, or feel if that happened to you? Sometimes our body fluids have a way of telling us … Continue reading

Posted in AncestryDNA, Family, Family History, Genealogy, Genetic Testing | 10 Comments