My submission for Bill West’s 9th Annual Great Poetry Challenge is the state poem of Tennessee, “Oh Tennessee, My Tennessee.”
If I had the chance to go back in time to see my 2x great-grandfather, what would I ask him? And where would I find him, exactly?
In part 2 of the Finding Nellie series, more mysteries are revealed, this time involving her marriage to Daniel Delaney, and her appearance on the 1900 U.S. census.
When Nellie (Coyne) Delaney died in 1901 – before vital records were required – she left few clues about her life or family. Thanks to digitized newspapers and a couple of helpful volunteers, at least the mystery of her death date has been solved.