I realize that reusing a name, and passing a family name on to the first child is a long honored tradition. I have all the Brown family “duplicates” straight in my mind and records. Frederick, Ellen, Sarah, Owen, Mary – just some of the names that are seen in each generation, and sometimes in the Read More
Dedicatory Bring each your gifts to holy Friendship’s shrine Rarest of gems upon her robes to shine; Of flowers the fairest round her brow to twine, While loves ripe vintage pours its joyous wine. Nor be ye absent from the feast divine, Ye classic muses mine! Very Truly Yours Joseph E King Read More
1859 — Charles Town, Virginia John Brown is hanged for his crimes against the state of Virginia 1949 — The United Nations The UN declares Dec 2, as the International Day for the Abolition of Slavery Today is a day for reflection, contemplation, and honoring those who have been affected by the horrors of slavery.