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We all have a story to tell. Some speak louder than others. Listen closely to hear the stories of our ancestors echoing under our footsteps. They are the authors. We are the keepers.

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Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Tombstone Tuesday - Otis Oscar Wells (1980)




Headstone: Otis Oscar Wells and Thera Wells, Cave Springs Cemetery, Linden, Texas. Photograph by Horace Vaughn Wells, 22 Jun 1992. Privately held by Herstoryan, Houston, Texas. 2010 [Grandpa Wells is Samuel Mica Wells, father of Otis Oscar Wells]

Otis Oscar Wells b. 08 Aug 1896, Cass County, Texas d. 20 Jan 1980



Monday, April 5, 2010

Judson Family Album (c1903-1910), Page 9






Page Nine in Helen Julia (Hogue) Judson's Family Album, 1903-1910. Privately held by Herstoryan, Houston, Texas. 2009 [inherited from Lois Jacqueline (Judson) Wells, through her father William Levis Judson son of Helen Julia (Hogue) Judson of Dayton and Toledo, Ohio]

Left Photo: Margaret Louise (Judson) Wilson

Middle Photo: Lewis Raymond Judson

Right Photo: Unknowns (possibly George Malcolm Martin and Harry Judson Martin)


Thursday, April 1, 2010

Herstoryan's Hearth: I Love Lucy "Pioneer Woman" (1952)



Growing up, Lucy and Ethel might as well been part of our family. My mother LOVED watching I Love Lucy. She laughed and she laughed and she cried and she laughed - and my sister and I laughed with her. The thing about laughter is that even when you recall it in a memory you can still feel all the happiness and joy of the moment. Here's a little piece of my childhood; I hope you enjoy it!  


In an episode called "Pioneer Woman" Lucy and Ethel make bread and butter!