Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Searching For My Family Connections: DNA Matches ~ Hoping to find more relatives

I'm still on my journey's quest to find out more on my family history. I've been coming across more clues last week. I've been looking into DNA matches.

I did my DNA testing a few years ago.  I was curious to find out what ethnicity region my ancestors came from. I was surprised by my results. I'm 24% European.

I've found about 10 searchers who matched my DNA. I've found a common relative on their family tree. I'm going through others who has some kind of match with me. I made a discovery on my LANKFORD / LANKFARD - NICKERSON Family Connections last week. I have more relatives living in California.

I don't understand the DNA make up. I don't know how to read the data. I have found a cousin who does. She said that we are related. We don't know which branch. I hope we find that family connections.

It's interesting to come across relatives in the way of DNA. It's a challenge, when we don't know the missing pieces to make the connections. I have some missing info on some of my ancestors.  I hope to find relatives to fill in the missing pieces. I hope I can fill in theirs. All it takes, is a name, a place and a date to make that family connections.

I've been looking for descendants of my Great Aunt Isabella V. (LANKFORD) NICKERSON. She married Ezekiel Watson NICKERSON in Denver Colorado in 1920 . They had about 9 or 10 children. I come across info on majority of the children. I'm still searching for info on siblings Robert Eugene NICKERSON and Lydia / Leona NICKERSON. 

I've come across some of Nathan Welcome NICKERSON (1921 - 2007) descendants. Recently, I came across some info and descendants of Betina "Betty" (NICKERSON) SIMS YOUNG (1926 - 2012). I've located some descendants.

It's been a challenge finding what I have. I'm thankful that others are searching as well. I know I couldn't have seen the family connections without the help of others. Thank You, Jesus!

May we believe that we can find our long-lost relatives.
May those who what to know their family history, search for it.
May we remember that we all are the descendants of Adam and Eve.

Thanks for reading.
S. A. Blakley

Sunday, May 1, 2016

May Remembrance: The Washingon Walters Family Connections

 Here are some on my mother's mom's side

May of 1842  ~  John/ William WASHINGTON was believed to have been born.
He was the husband of Susan (LEACH) WASHINGTON and Maliah (HILL) WASHINGTON.

On May 1  ~ Joseph WALTERS was born in 1891. He was the son of Thornton WALTERS and Anna Laura WASHINGTON ALLEN WALTERS.

May In Remembrance: The DADE Family Connections

 Remembering BirthDays and DeathDates: Family Connections: In May

May of 1847  ~  Mary Ann (VENOY) DADE was believed to have been born.
She was the wife of Louis Newton DADE.

May of 1882 ~  Rosa May (CARTER) HENDRED was believed to have been born.
She was the wife of Lewis / Isaac HENDRED.
On May 3 ~ Artie W. MANLEY passed in 2000.

On May 4 ~ Nesbeth Inez (HENDRED) REYNOLDS passed in 2013.

On May 7 ~  Goldie DADE was born in 1884.

On May 7 ~  Lloyd Melton DADE was born in 1916.

On May 7  ~  Lula M. BLAKLEY was born in 1947.


On May 9   ~ Sarah Bell (LANKFORD) JOHSON passed in 1995. She was the daughter of Leo Sr. and Mary (ALLEN) LANKFORD / LANKFARD. She was married to Rev Aile J. JOHNSON.   

On May 13 ~ Ruby Bee (MANLEY) CLAY passed in 2013.

On May 13  ~ Hazel Catherine (DADE) KING passed in 1990.
On May 18  ~ Mindolyn (TATE) CLAY born in 1931.

On May 19  ~
Lelia Laura (LANKFORD) THOMPSON- HILL passed in 1960.

On May 19  ~ Comezell Z. WALKER Sr. passed in 1964

 On May 19 ~ Leo "Sam" LANKFORD Jr. passed in 1964

On May 19  ~ Floyd HENDRED passed in 1981.

On May 20  ~ Leahy L. CRAYTON was born 1911.

On May 20 ~ Lula N. MADISON was born in 1916.

On May 23  ~ A still born child of Robert and Charotta (DADE) LANKFORD in 1893

On May 23 ~ Geraldine M. (OVERTON) HENDREND was born in 1923.

On May 25  ~ Thelma Rowen (LANKFORD) JACKSON passed in 1961.

On May 26 ~ Christina JOHNSON passed in 1985. She was the daughter of The Rev. Alie J. JOHNSON and Sarah Belle (LANKFORD) JOHNSON.

On May 28 ~ Doris Ivy (MANLEY) CLAY born in 1920. She was the daughter of William Arthur MANLEY and Luella (HENDRED) MANLEY.

On May 28  ~ Zella B. (HENDREDS) BAILEY  passed in 1958. She was the daughter of George Edward HENDREDS and Anna Rena ROBINSON HENDREDS.

On May 30 ~  Leo LANKFORD Sr. was born in 1884. He was the son of Robert L. and Charlotta (DADE) LANKFORD / LANKFARD.

On May 30 ~    Melvin Milford "Trix" COLLINS was born in 1907.  He was the husband of Julia Mary BROWN COLLINS. ~ The Louis Newton DADE and Mary Ann VENOY DADE Family Connections

May In Remembrance: The Bartlett Family Connections

Welcome To The Month Of May!Hope you have a great month!

Remembering Birth Days and Death Dates: Family Connections: In May

Click for the Blakey / Blakley WHITE Family Connections list

May of 1883 ~  Jennie (BARTLET) BLAKLEY LYLE was believed to have been born. She was the daughter of Elias and Harriett (BUFFINGTO ) BARTLETT

  On May 1Paul BARTLETT was born in 1893.  He was the son of   Elias and Harriett (BUFFINGTON) BARTLETT

On May 1 ~  Bonnie RICHARDSON was born in 1949. She was the daughter of Eugene Thomas RICHARSON and Mary Jane (BLAKLEY) RICHARDSON.

On May 7  ~  Baby Lula M. BLAKLEY was born in 1947.

On May 10 Mary Kaye (RICHARDSON) CUNINGHAM passed  in 2003. She was the daughter of Eugene Thomas RICHARSON and Mary Jane (BLAKLEY) RICHARDSON.

On May 13Thomas Sarah (PEYTON)  FLUDD ANDERSON was born in 1926.

On May 13 ~  Nejla LYLE was born in 1955.

On May 21 ~ Mary Jane (BLAKLEY) RICHARDSON passed in 2001. She was the daughter of John BLAKEY / BLAKLEY Sr. and Jennie (BARTLETT) BLAKLEY LYLE
On May 28 ~ Harriet (HOOPER) BARTLETT passed in 1909. She was the wife of Elias BARTLETT Sr.

On May 30 ~ Paul BARTLETT passed in 1956. He was the son of   Elias and Harriett (HOOPER) BARTLETT