Old Kentucky School

Here is a wonderful picture of my paternal grandmother’s (Mable Gerie Stafford’s) old school in Kentucky. Fortunately, she wrote the following on the back of the photograph: My old school—1st through 12th grade (no Kindergarten) Betsy Layne Yea Bobcats (basketball team) Your dad was one. One tip to remember as you document your family history: […]

The Hunley’s

Our tale begins in 1611 in Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England. This year saw the birth of Godfrey Hundley, my 11th great grandfather. According to the U.S. and Canada, Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, 1500s-1900s, Godfrey sailed to America on the vessel “Primrose.” He arrived in Virginia on July 27, 1635; he was 24 years old. Henry Hundley is the next […]