In the late 1920s, the Daughters of the American Revolution commissioned the design, casting and placement of twelve memorials commemorating "the pioneer mothers of the covered wagon days." The monuments were designed by Arlene B. Nichols Moss who, inspired by a statue of Sacajawea in Portland, created plans for a series of ten-foot-tall statues of [...]
Tag: Nathan Hawkins
Old Roberts Schoolhouse
Rebekah Roberts, my 5th great-grandmother, was born on August 8, 1787 in Union Co., South Carolina to Thomas and Nancy Ann (Whitson) Roberts. She married Nathan Hawkins (b. 1782), the son of Nathan and Ann (Cook) Hawkins, on November 26, 1807 in Warren Co., Ohio, and the pair had ten children in Wayne Co., Indiana: [...]
Quaker Roots Road Trip
For my virtual road trip, I decided to research my 4th great-grandmother, Sally Bond. (Read more about the geneablogger road trip at Elizabeth O'Neal's Genealogy Blog Party on My Descendant's Ancestors.) Here's what I knew: Sally married Pleasant Bond and had my 3rd great-grandfather, Thomas Bond, in 1846 in Indiana. Thomas' daughter, my great-great-grandmother Mollie Sally [...]
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