Author: Karen

Hi! I'm Karen. I live near Portland, OR with my partner (BF). I have two grown children, and two adult cats: Shiva & Havoc. I am a former truck driver and programmer. These days I'm semi-retired and earn a living from websites I build and maintain.

Living in Memory

They say that you are never really dead as long as someone remembers you. I think about that sometimes while climbing around in my family tree. Take Ivan Lee, a very distant cousin I discovered today. He was born in 1943, and he died in 1943. I can’t help but…

How Much Should I Tell?

I was always interested in family history. One of my earliest memories is asking my great-grandmother what it was like to live through the turn of the century. I was around 5 at the time, following up on a suggestion I heard on the radio or tv. Family was always…

FREEMAN, Fred Alonzo (1875-1932)

Born: October 05, 1875 Near St. Paul, KS Mother: Linetta Adelia Minard Father: George Alonzo Freeman Married: Jennie Pearl Timmons April 10, 1909 Bartlesville, OK Children: Clarence Eugene Freeman, Jan 18, 1910, Chanute, KS Clara Marie Freeman, Aug 13, 1911, Chanute, KS Clyde Albert Freeman, Nov 01, 1913, Chanute, KS…

BYRD, Jane (1809-1876)

Born: October 4, 1809 Darlington District, SC Mother: Mary Griggs Father: William Byrd Married: Samuel Douith DeWitt ?? Children: William Martin DeWitt Margaret DeWitt Hannah J. DeWitt Dorothy C. DeWitt John Dargon DeWitt James Furman DeWitt Mariah Nettles DeWitt Peter DeWitt Died: February 28, 1876 DeSoto Parish, LA

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