Sunday, May 12, 2019

Happy Mothers' Day!

Happy Mothers’ Day

In Memory of my Mother,
who taught us the value of family,
& All my Grandmothers.



This is a repost from last year.


Follow the links to learn more about these wonderful women.


My mother,

My Grandmothers:

My Great Grandmothers:

My 2x Great Grandmothers:
Netty (Grofs) Edelstein

My [known] 3x Great Grandmothers:
Mary (Grorisclauss) Gruissy
Ellen (Hogan) English

My [known] 4x Great Grandmothers:
Barbara (Straum) Gruissy
Esther Barbara (Shaffer) Wolf
Elizabeth (Mowrey) Heffelfinger
Anna Mariah Ritter
Catherine Fisher
Margaret (Kelly) Brumfield
Margaret (Jackson) Ott
Elizabeth (Bryant) Alford
Joanna (Dillon) Smith
Sarah (Robertson) Brown
Violette (Kennington) Fortenberry

My [known] 5x Great Grandmothers:

Mary (Durham) Kelly
Anne (Lawrence) Dillon
Jemimah (Hollis) Smith
Martha Kennington
Hannah (Eubanks) Faulkenberry
Mary Elizabeth Ott

My [known] 6x Great Grandmothers:
Margaret (Collough) Durham
Ann (Ashley) Lawrence
Rosannah (Hagan) Hollis
Mary Dillon
Margaret (Fitchner) Ott
Ann (Ashley) Lawrence 

My [known] 7x Great Grandmothers:
Elizabeth (Nichols) Lawrence
Lucretia Ann (Hicks) Ashley

And all those Names yet to be Uncovered!


Roses for all my grandmothers.

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3 comments:

Marian B. Wood said...

Happy mother's day to you!

Nancy said...

Happy Mother's Day to you, too, Colleen. I love that you're written posts about so many of your grandmothers and included links in this post!

Colleen G. Brown Pasquale said...

Thanks. It is a shame that records for women are so much harder to find than men. I'd like to know more about all my grandmothers.