Happy Birthday Carolyn

64 Years Ago Today
April 28, 1945

Carolyn, is this you with your Mom? I think so.

Too bad I don’t have a picture of you holding that black snake by the tail when we picnicked at Falls Mills Dam. I hope you have a wonderful day!
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199 Years Ago Today
April 28, 1810

So many years ago in Rockbridge County, VA, my 1st cousin, 5x removed was born to Jacob and Nancy Ann (Dougherty) Leece. Sallie married Johnny Powers before 1833 and they had twelve children.

  1. Nancy Jane Powers
  2. Elizabeth Powers
  3. Calvin Morgan Powers
  4. Francis Marion Powers
  5. James Harvey Powers
  6. William Patton Powers
  7. Charles Carter Powers
  8. Margaret “Peg” Powers
  9. Thomas Jefferson Powers
  10. Mary Powers
  11. Henry Powers
  12. Louvisa Powers (m. John Henry Jessee)

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87 Years Ago Today
April 28, 1922 – 1977

My 2nd cousin, Doris Grizzle was born to Stacy J. and Maude L. (Jessee) Grizzle. Her grandfather was William Albert Jesee, 1st son of Nancy C. “Nannie” Jessee and Abner Smith.

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