Category Archives: Brittain

It really is like a box of chocolates…

I love this video. It is one of the reasons why I finally did my Ancestry DNA test. One of the many reasons why I think everyone should have their DNA tested.   I absolutely love all the Ancestry.com DNA … Continue reading

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President Washington connection link…

http://www.countygenweb.com/txshelby/brittain_william.htm

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My Connection to President/General George Washington…

Starting with my Grandmother: Annie Elizabeth Lane Brittain was born 6 August 1892 In Shelby County Texas. She married William Pearl Latham 16 October 1910 In Shelby County. Annie and Pearl had five children. They divorced in 1944. Pearl remarried … Continue reading

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THE POISONED WEDDING SUPPER

THE POISONED WEDDING SUPPER Niles Register, May 22, 1847: At a wedding of an orphan girl raised by a Mr. Wilkinson in the community of East Hamilton in Shelby County, sixty of the guests were poisoned, ten or twelve of … Continue reading

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Grandmother’s always make life special…

Summer vacation was a magical time when I was growing up. As far back as I can remember I always spent at least two weeks of that summer vacation with my Grandmama. Just the two of us. We always had … Continue reading

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