Just my way of sharing with family, friends, and anyone who will listen, the things that I have learned about my ancestors with a little bit about myself and my own little family in the mix.
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Anna Maria Island Vacation 2017 --Part Three
We've been back two weeks and I am just getting around to posting the rest of the pictures from our trip to Anna Maria Island, Florida.When I close my eyes and get real quiet, I find myself drifting back there. If you missed Parts One and Two, here are the links: Anna Maria Island Vacation 2017 --Part One
Here's this year's gymnastics photo for our ladybug. We love our confident girl.
A couple of weeks ago she competed in the I Love NY Cup gymnastics competition hosted by the Southern Tier Gymnastics Academy. She had a solid showing and took home a 4th place medal on bars and 7th place overall for her age group.
Back in 2012, I visited Mt Olive Cemetery in Riverdale, NC. It's the final resting place for many from my Mitchell and Sampson family lines. At the time of that visit, I hadn't figured out what became of my 2nd great grand aunt Margaret Mitchell. She was the sister of my 2nd great grandmother Rosa Mitchell Jones of Morehead City, NC. A couple a years after that trip I discovered that she had remarried after her first marriage to Alonzo Pelham ended in divorce. She wed William Thompson on Oct. 2, 1912 in Riverdale.
Image courtesy of Ancestry.com Source Information: Ancestry.com. North Carolina, Marriage Records, 1741-2011 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015. Original data: North Carolina County Registers of Deeds. Microfilm. Record Group 048. North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh, NC. This was the last record I was able to locate for Maggie for the longest time. That is until a couple of months ago, when I started to do some research on my Mi…