Archive for March, 2009

South Carolina Revisit

Posted 26 March 2009 | By | Categories: Genealogy | 3 Comments

Before we move on, couple of addenda to the posts below: While I don’t know for sure who Ben’s daddy was in SC, I have narrowed it down.  If we assume Abbeville is his birthplace, there are two possibilities…Isaiah and Stephan.  Both have the appropriate check marks in the 1810 and 1820 censuses (what is [...]

The Mississippi Years

The Mississippi Years

Posted 18 March 2009 | By | Categories: Genealogy, Pictures | 3 Comments

This is my Great-great Grandfather, Christopher Columbus Jones and his wife, Mary Elizabeth Booker.  Chris, or CC as he was known, was born in South Carolina 19 January 1833.  The family moved to NE Mississippi in 1835 with six kids, the oldest being Joel (10) and the youngest was Chris at two.  Must have been [...]

Benjamin Jones

Benjamin Jones

Posted 02 March 2009 | By | Categories: Genealogy | 2 Comments

I’ve been meaning to start these series of posts on my ancestors for quite awhile now.  In fact, it was one of the reasons for starting a blog in the first place…as an avenue for putting down, in narrative form, what I know about each of these folks I’ve been tracking down now for the [...]

Woodworking 101

Woodworking 101

Posted 02 March 2009 | By | Categories: Woodwork | 1 Comment

I’m a self-taught, rough-edged woodworker.  I got started because we needed a new bed and couldn’t find any we liked so I built one out of maple, cherry and oak.  It wasn’t bad for a first time out sort of thing and I started making other things, most notably a dining table out of cherry, [...]