Tag Archives: Ellen Dunson Smitherman Mayo

No Reason To Look There Either!

Several years ago, after the death of a cousin, who left no will, it was necessary to compile the family’s genealogy to determine who the surviving heirs were. It was a long and protracted process that ultimately hinged on identifying … Continue reading

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Private Percy Walter Phillips, World War I Veteran

Currently, the North Carolina Museum of History is featuring an exhibit, “North Carolina and World War I (http://ncmuseumofhistory.org/exhibits/NC-World-War-One),” in honor of the 100th anniversary of the beginning of what was called, “the War to end all wars.” My grand uncle, Percy … Continue reading

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Sojourner K Rolle — a Lassiter Descendant

I don’t consider myself technologically challenged, but sometimes I just can’t be bothered. So I hadn’t bothered to move to Messenger no matter how many times Facebook said I should. Its promises of free texting weren’t an incentive because I … Continue reading

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Seeking the Dunson/Dunston connection

Last Saturday, 15 Oct, I hosted a genealogy table at the 8th annual American Indian Festival at Patuxent River Park, in Upper Marlboro, MD. I have had a table every year but one, the year my daughter had emergency gall … Continue reading

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Another Generation Has Passed

This morning the 3rd Great Granddaughter of Miles Lassiter, my mother, Margaret Lee Williams joined him and all the family and friends. I love you Mommy!

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