This post is a continuation of my research into the Marks family of Virginia. I conduct my genealogical research by circling. I research anyone and everyone connected to my subject. And my circles most often grow bigger, and sometimes much bigger, before they zero in on what I really want to know–in this case, how … More Circling Back to those Virginia Roots Washington and Elias Marks: Part 2 of Lost in Virginia
In my ongoing journey to discover Marks’ family roots, I have found myself lost somewhere in Virginia. So instead of just barreling forward as I have done for so long, I thought I would pause and ask for help. There is no way around it. The early 1800s are tough. There isn’t much in terms … More I have lost my way . . . in Virginia
Scott’s parents will be married for 50 years this July. What a feat! They fell in love during the 1960s. Each came from separate parts of the country to attend a small liberal arts college in Iowa called Coe. They had never met, nor heard each other’s names. Neither knew what to expect from this … More Scott’s Parents Were Total Strangers When They Met or Were They?