(Left to right -Top row: My 2nd great grandfather Thomas Duke Harrison, my mother and my brother, my cousin Nicole and uncle Ricky, my grand uncle Earl Harrison, my mom with her dad Lemuel Harrison. Seconnd row: My cousin Billy and his father/grand uncle William Arthur Harrison Sr., my grandpa Lemuel Harrison with his sister/my grand aunt Carrie, my great grandparents John and Carrie Harrison, my brother, my mom. Third row: My grand uncle Robert, my grand uncle Freddie Harrison, my cousin Audrey Harrison, my cousin Kiira and me, my uncle Vincent Harrison, grandpa and me. Fourth row: Grandma Vadnie and grandpa Lemuel, grand aunt Carrie again, my cousin Jordan, my uncle Bobby, and my aunt Wanda.)
I am feeling the itch to get back to some painting. It's been a couple of months. My husband and I have been in the thick of competition season for both kids with their sports: soccer and gymnastics. It's been wonderful seeing them compete but part of me is longing for some quiet time at home so I can recoup my energy. I think I'll try and squeeze in some painting time after the kids head out for school in the morning. In the meantime, here's a couple of things I painted in the fall.
Week 6: Surprise What is something surprising that you've found in your research? What is a surprise that one of your ancestor's had? Have you found something in a surprising place?
Back in May of 2016, I was surprised to discover another child of my maternal 3rd great grandparents Cesar and Mary Jones. His name was Carolina Hauckins. He was born February 23, 1844 in Onslow County, NC enslaved to a man who's surname was "Hauckins or Hawkins" You can read more about how I discovered Carolina in these posts: