Maternal Kin, North Carolina, Paternal Kin, Photographs, Virginia

My people.

Going back six generations, I have 126 direct ancestors. I have images of only a sixth of them. Twenty, to be exact.

Here they are:

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From top left across each row to bottom right:

One (of 64) great-great-great-great-grandparent — William M. Harrison (1817-1865); two (of 32) great-great-great-grandparents — Margaret Balkcum Henderson (1836-1915) and Mary Eliza Balkcum Aldridge (1829-1924); five (of 16) great-great-grandparents — Louvicey Artis Aldridge (1865-1927), Martha Miller McNeely (1855-1934), Harriet Nicholson Tomlin Hart (1861-1926), Edward C. Harrison (1847-1908) and Mary Brown Allen (1849-1917); six (of eight) great-grandparents — Bessie L. Henderson (1891-1911), J. Thomas Aldridge (1886-1968), Lon W. Colvert (1875-1930), Caroline McNeely Colvert Taylor (1883-1957), John C. Allen Sr. (1906-1948) and Mary Agnes Holmes Allen (1877-1961); all four grandparents — Margaret Colvert Allen (1908-2010), John C. Allen Jr. (1906-1948), Hattie Henderson Ricks (1910-2001) and Roderick Taylor (1883-1947); and my parents.

Hat tip to A. Kearns for the inspiration.

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9 thoughts on “My people.

  1. Danielle Jackson says:

    I love the way you put it together. This is really something! ᐧ

    Danielle Jackson Founder and Strategist, Culture Culture LinkedIn | @makerthinker

    On Sun, Jul 24, 2016 at 8:31 PM, Scuffalong: Genealogy. wrote:

    > Lisa Y. Henderson posted: “Going back six generations, I have 126 direct > ancestors. I have images of only a sixth of them. Twenty, to be exact. Here > they are: From top left across each row to bottom right: One (of 64) > great-great-great-great-grandparent — William M. Harrison ” >

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