Broad Valley Orchard

Main menu:

Archive for November, 2010

Too Many Connections!

Hello,
Well, I have just about wrapped up my farm, and my genealogical reserch, seasons.  The farm work has gone well, except for a tough weather year.  The last six months of research has overwhelmed me.  I started this project off, three years ago, with a small crumpled folder of photos and family papers that my [...]

Late Autumn, Time to Wrap Up Research

Hello All,
Whew!  For the last six months, even with weird weather to fight on the farm, I have found a lot of information on all of my lost families.  But now that the cold calm of winter sets in, I think I better start writing again.  I am amazed how much information is on-line, and [...]

Putting Some Old Bones to Rest

Hello All,
On a somber Mid-November morning;  I always feel this way after a nice week of “Indian Summer” ends and the gray rains advance.
Perhaps, though, this is a perfect mood for reporting a rather serendipitous finding regarding my black sheep ( at least in my Grandmother’s regard) grandfather, McClelland (aka Shipley) B. Johnson.  In 1910, [...]