A Civil War Poem

Have you any old grudges you would like to pay,Any wrongs lad up from a bygone day?Gather them now and lay them awayWhen Christmas comes.Hard thoughts are heavy to carry, my friend,And life is short from beginning to end;Be kind to yourself, leave nothing to mendWhen Christmas comes.William Haines Lytle I ran across this poem… Continue reading A Civil War Poem

Founding Father James Madison

JAMES MADISONAuthor of US Constitution and The Federalist Papers "We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America." ―PREAMBLE UNITED STATE CONSTITUTION September… Continue reading Founding Father James Madison

Evan Ragland’s Family Tree

The First American in the United States,Evan Ragland's Family Tree Evan Ragland is from Wales. This tree shows his Welsh lineage. More on his forefathers later. [1] Source: Research done on Ragland Family History on Ancestry.com and private family history. My family history continues through the son, Evan Ragland (Jr.) Debora BuerkWriter, Editor andSometimes Family Historian

Dunn Family History

My Family History About the Dunns Debora "Dunn" Ragland My Grandmother's name was Margie Violet Dunn. Her parents were C.C. Dunn and Bessie Lola. Here's what I know about the Dunn Family. Jasper Dunn Family In 1876, Jasper Dunn (1850-1929) and Anna Taylor Dunn (1854-1941) lived on a farm southeast of Urich. Later they bought… Continue reading Dunn Family History