Holiday With The Savages

This chronicle of holiday cheer was published in the Thursday, 31 December 1953 edition of The Sikeston Herald: Morehouse Mr. and Mrs. R. C. Savage[1] had as Sunday[2] dinner guests Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Thompson[3] and son and Mrs. Viola Sloan[4] of Flint, Michigan; Mr. and Mrs. Morley Watts[5] and children of Marshall, Arkansas; Mr.…

DNA Doings

In September, FamilyTreeDNA was having a sale on their DNA testing kits, so I went ahead and ordered the Family Finder test. I’d been thinking about submitting a DNA test for a while, I just hadn’t gotten around to it. I’m now waiting on the results, which are expected by 9 January 2013. There are…

Minnie Graham

Minnie Melinda Adeline Graham was born on 10 June, probably in 1882, in Bear Creek Township, Searcy County, Arkansas to parents Jesse Graham and Sarah Scott. 1900 The 1900 census is the earliest surviving census to record Minnie, the 1890 census having been destroyed by fire in 1921. In 1900, Minnie was living with her…