No Pioneer Legacy

By Norma S. Clarkson and Alice C. Turley If heritage is Nauvoo’s kin, handcarts and crickets in the grain, Born in the covenant of grandsires in awesome chain. Without these and Great Aunt’s faith do we bequeath but bareness, dear child? No cousins with Brigham or tales of Winter Quarters do we hear? No missions […]

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 […]