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Sorrow. Anger. Frustration. Hope. Appreciation.
TAHLEQUAH, Oklahoma – Six bicyclists from the Cherokee Nation are about to embark on a 950-mile journey to retrace the Trail of Tears, as they left for New Echota, Georgia, on Wednesday, May 26.
Four generations before me, my ancestor, Henry Crawford Tucker, was born on May 5, 1805. With 32 children, half of Colquitt County is probably related by some connection to this famed preacher. I am one of those descendants and serve on the Georgia Public Service Commission.
CHICAGO (AP) — As a child, Linda Davis and her mother broke clay pots over the gravesites of their ancestors, allowing the flowers in them to take root.
MOULTRIE, Ga. — It was an evening to remember! The stage was filled with outstanding local talent depicting entertainers from the 1960s and ’70s performing songs from that period in the style of a Vietnam War USO Show. It was a tribute to Vietnam veterans, a “welcome home” they didn’t receive when they returned home from Vietnam 50 years ago. And by all measures, it was a success.
NORMAN PARK, Ga. — Essie Howard Booth of Norman Park turned 100 on Sunday, July 5, 2020. She had 11 children, 26 grandchildren, 50 great-grandchildren and 10 great-great-grandchildren, and is expecting 1 more great-great-grandchild. She celebrated with close friends, family, and fireworks.
Genealogy research brought Greg Wheelock to a tiny cemetery just outside St. Clair, Minnesota, about three years ago. A sense of duty to the dead keeps him coming back.
A panel made up of DFCS workers, foster parents and birth mothers who were reunified with their children spoke about the process and what it l…