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To John Browm In Prison, a poem

John Brown While pulling the pictures for John Brown’s Birthday post I found a snippet of poetry on the back of this portrait.  Here is the poem in full for your enjoyment Poems by David Barker.  Located on Google Books. Published in 1876

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Happy Birthday John Brown

May 9, 1800, John Brown was born. To celebrate his birthday I thought I would share some of the many faces of John Brown I have in my collection.       I hope you enjoyed this collection of John Brown faces.                           Read More

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Genealogy Blogging – What Does The Future Hold

What Does the Future Hold for Genealogy Bloggers? The buzz around the Genealogy Blogging World lately has been discussion about the future of Genealogy Blogging – is it going to survive in a world that wants everything condensed into 140 Twitter  characters and quick updates on Facebook? Thomas MacEntee over at Geneabloggers recently announced that Read More

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John Brown III, the church bell ringer

I received an email yesterday from a very kind gentleman alerting me to the sale of a gold watch formally owned by John Brown III, John Brown’s grandson. Here is his email: Alice, I collect Excelsior Pocket watches and one hit Ebay today that sparked my interest that should find its way back into your Read More

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A new song about John Brown

A gentleman, Dwight Jenkins, left me a note on my Blog last month about being so moved while visiting John Brown’s grave in East Elba, NY, that he wrote a song. Thank you Dwight for sharing it with me and the world. Click here to view Dwight’s YouTube post     I hope you all Read More