Pioneers of My People

Vignettes of my ancestors who made me who I am.
by BethShelby
Experiences and facts I've learned from looking for family.
Prologue

Digging for Family Roots

Posted July 21, 2022
General / Non-Fiction
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A reason for writing this book
Prologue

Prologue: Pioneers of My People

Posted May 20, 2022
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I adored the man who was my grandpa.
Chapter 1

A Simple Hero

Posted May 8, 2022
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My grandma was the right mate for my pioneer type grandpa.
Chapter 2

An Excellent Helpmate

Posted May 16, 2022
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A vignette from the life of my maternal grandmother.
Chapter 3

Grandma, Annie

Posted May 19, 2022
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My maternal grandfather died before I was born.
Chapter 4

The Grandpa I Never Met

Posted May 21, 2022
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My great-grandmother was a lady ahead of her times.
Chapter 5

The Community Doctor

Posted May 23, 2022
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My mother's 'Lay' ancestors lead back to the Mayflower.
Chapter 6

The Mayflower Ancestors

Posted May 25, 2022
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The family I became a part of by marriage.
Chapter 7

The Shelby Family

Posted May 27, 2022
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Tracing the maternal side of my husband's family.
Chapter 8

Martin Pioneers In America

Posted June 8, 2022
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A brief story about my Walton line in America.
Chapter 9

Searching for Waltons

Posted June 11, 2022
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The Dearing line was difficult to trace due to errors.
Chapter 10

Dearing, A Confusing History

Posted June 18, 2022
Biographical / Non-Fiction
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The Sides family has it's root in Germany
Chapter 11

A Jewish/German Connection

Posted June 26, 2022
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I share McClendon DNA on both sides of my family.
Chapter 12

The Clan McClendon

Posted July 1, 2022
Biographical / Non-Fiction
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A genealogical line in the Shelby family tree.
Chapter 13

Digging for Duckworths

Posted July 23, 2022
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Genealogy of the King line.
Chapter 14

Kings in America

Posted July 26, 2022
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Discovering how the Moody name fits my in family tree.
Chapter 15

Overcoming the Moody Blues

Posted August 3, 2022
Biographical / Non-Fiction
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When digging for roots, what you learn may surprise you.
Chapter 16

A Questionable Royal Connection

Posted August 28, 2022
Biographical / Non-Fiction
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The name Tucker wasn't known in my family.
Chapter 17

Tucker, A Surprise Connection

Posted September 9, 2022
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My Gaston family roots were French Huguenot,
Chapter 18

Gaston, My Huguenot Ancestors

Posted October 1, 2022
Biographical / Non-Fiction
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