Archives for November 2010

Where We Found Our Records

We have had Joy in our Journeys The trips the Clarkson eight (and spouses/children/in-laws) have taken to gather family information: 1975 – Georgia, Tennessee, Virginia, Washington, D.C., South and North Carolina (Mother, Aunt Fay, Christine, Joyce and Alice) 1976 – Tennessee, Virginia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia, Washington, D.C. (Mother, Aunt Fay, Christine, Joyce, Amy, […]

Facts About the 1880 U.S. Census

On 23 October 2002, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released the online version of the 1880 United States Census on its free FamilySearch™ Internet Genealogy Service Web site, www.familysearch.org. Alice and David Turley, who were serving a full-time mission for the Church in New York City, were asked to help make the announcement […]

Duty to the World

“It is wise for us to refer to the history of our ancestors.  Those who, regardless of their ancestors, do not look upon themselves as a link connecting the past with the future in the transmission of life from their ancestors to their posterity do not perform their duty to the world. – We are […]

Grandma and the Family Tree

Author Unknown Adapted by Jennifer Ann Turley and Judy Bresch There’s been a change in Grandma; we’ve noticed her of late, She’s always reading history or jotting down some date. She’s tracking back the family; we’ll all have pedigrees. Oh, Grandma’s got a hobby; she’s climbing Family Trees. She’s always on the Internet her eyes […]

Children of Royal Birth

by Anne Johnson adapted by Alice Clarkson Turley We Are Children of Royal Birth Our Father is King of heaven and earth. Our spirits were born in the courts on high, To be princes and princesses, by and by Nurtured there, we lived by His side. In a home where patience and love abide. Our […]