This week's family photo...
The Next-to-Last Cook Sister
Leonard & Florence (Cook) Monette, 1910 Some 52 Ancestors prompts have immediately reminded me of a family story: "Frightening" sparked the memory of my grandmother telling us kids her favorite ghost story, and the obvious choice for "Independence" was my Revolutionary War ancestor's journey to clear his name a year before his passing. Some prompts [...]
Carolina Alumni Lost in Military Service
History & Location UNC-Chapel Hill's "Alumni Memorial in Memory of Those Lost in Military Service" is a bronze, sandstone and concrete memorial that was designed by Maggie Smith and dedicated on the morning of April 12, 2007. The centerpiece of the memorial is a bronze Book of Names with pull-out pages; these pages are engraved [...]
Applegate Origins Part III: Wendell Applegate
Part I | Part II | Part III | Part IV Wendell Frank Applegate was born on January 10, 1924 in Lewis Co., Kentucky to Alfred Glenn and Opal (Latham) Applegate. He had three siblings--Rosetta Grace (b. 1918), Joseph Oran (b. 1921) and Alice Gertrude (b. 1926)--and the family rented a farm on Old District [...]
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