To My Mothers

Mother’s Flower Garden

Nelda Grace

Lady Seafarer

To My Mothers

For Grandparent’s Day and because the change of the seasons always make me think of my mother and granny. They made sure we paid attention…. https://grannysfrontporch.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/Like-Ghosts-Moving-Across-the-Water.mp4 “To My Mothers” I…

Mother’s Flower Garden

In honor of Mother’s Day, I wanted to share a collection of photos and a poem written by my granny about my Great Grandma Wright’s lovely yard. Thanks to my…

Nelda Grace

She glides through the home making sure all is in order; The pantry is stocked, the bills are paid and in the recorder. She prepares her meals several hours ahead;…

Lady Seafarer

In honor of my mother’s birthday, November 15th, I am sharing one of my poems inspired by her. Lady Seafarer There was a lady who loved the sea She longed…

Chris Raabe – On This Date in 1862

On this date the 15th of February in 1862 our paternal great grandfather Chris Raabe was born in Germany. (I’m still researching his parents but his mother’s name was Mary-see note). Information from Ancestry: Born in Per, Germany on Feb 1869. Chris married Ida Mae Carlile and had 4 children. He passed away in Wagoner,…

Hannah Smith Brown – On This date in 1843

On this date, the 14th of February in 1843, Hannah Smith Brown passed away in East Kingston, Rockingham, New Hampshire. She was born in Epson, New Hampshire circa 1772.* Hannah Smith married James Brown around 1789 in South Carolina. They were parents to 7 children including our maternal great-great-great grandfather Zachariah Brown: 1- Levi BROWN b: 1794…