Genealogy Resource: The Cherokee Historical Society (Canton, GA)

It's Derby Day! I aim to blog almost every day, and I don't want to let a supremely busy weekend confound me. Last night I went with good friends down to the Variety Playhouse in Atlanta to see Iris Dement. If you don't know her, she's a country/folk singer from Arkansas. She closed the show … Continue reading Genealogy Resource: The Cherokee Historical Society (Canton, GA)

Josephine L. McDaniel West (1857-1928): Her Life in 5 Images

When we buried my beloved and very-much-missed Granna Ellabel (Duncan) West at Hightower Baptist Church in Ball Ground, GA last Christmas Eve, the ground was a little soggy and I had chosen for some reason to wear heels. As I made my way to her burial site, I - being me - tripped and accidentally … Continue reading Josephine L. McDaniel West (1857-1928): Her Life in 5 Images